“With the MATS implementation date approaching, contracting activities for activated carbon are accelerating and we are pleased to have been awarded this contract,” said Bart Kalkstein, vice president and general manager, Global Emission Control Technologies, Cabot Purification Solutions. “Our DARCO Hg family of products was chosen over competitors due to our superior product performance, the security of our supply and the strength and reputation of our company. Cabot has made significant investments in developing our new lignite mine in Texas and capacity expansion permits to ensure that we continue to be the partner of choice for the coal-fired utility industry in meeting these new regulations.”Cabot Norit Activated Carbon is recognized as the world’s technology leader in mercury removal from flue gas. Cabot commercially supplies its DARCO Hg family of products, the leading suite of activated carbon products for mercury removal, to treat the mercury emitted from numerous coal-fired utilities that rely on activated carbon to meet current state and provincial regulations. Combined with Cabot’s technical expertise, the DARCO Hg family of products help customers achieve the lowest total cost of mercury removal. ABOUT CABOT CORPORATION Cabot Corporation (NYSE: CBT) is a global specialty chemicals and performance materials company, headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. The company is a leading provider of rubber and specialty carbons, activated carbon, inkjet colorants, cesium formate drilling fluids, fumed silica, aerogel, and elastomer composites. For more information on Cabot, please visit the company’s website at: http://www.cabotcorp.com. Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in the press release regarding Cabot's business that are not historical facts are forward looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K.