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MOPN Files U.S. and International Patents for Soil Cleanup Technology

Friday, January 21, 2011

Bath, NH -- MOP Environmental Solutions, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MOPN) has received notice on January 18, 2011 confirming the International Patent Cooperation Treaty filing date of December 30, 2010. This notice follows the separate filing of a corresponding U.S. Non-Provisional Patent on December 22, 2010 thereby completing all the U.S. and International Filings.

The above Patent filings cover the use of our MOP Maximum Oil Pickup and/or virtually all other known sorbents for use in our "Method and System for Removing Liquid Hydrocarbons from Contaminated Soil."

MOPN Company President and CEO Charles Diamond stated: "This plays an important role in our ongoing discussions with the Saudis such that all the international filings are now in place for disclosure of the method that we propose in response to their inquiry to deal with their oil contaminated Saudi Arabian coastline that borders the Persian Gulf. In our correspondence the oil polluted area identified for remediation extends along their coastline from the United Arab Emirates to Kuwait.

"Without this new technology a viable method for remediation of oil contaminated soil has resisted all practical attempts to accomplish this important task in many locations around the world. This method is what we have proposed for use in some of the world's largest known oil spills on land. Saudi Arabia, Ecuador, Kuwait, Azerbaijan and Nigeria are some of the important locations where different levels of progress through discussions and negotiations are underway to gain acceptance of our new technology."

About MOP Environmental Solutions, Inc.

MOP ENVIRONMENTAL SOLUTIONS, INC. participated in the cleanup effort of the BP Horizon Gulf Oil Spill.

MOP Environmental Solutions, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MOPN) is a publicly traded company. MOP Maximum Oil Pickup™ is a "cradle-to-cradle" green product that is arguably the most effective oil spill recovery system on the market. For information see

Brief Description of the MOP Technology

MOP Environmental Solutions, Inc. manufactures and distributes MOP® Maximum Oil Pickup. MOP is an aggressive oleophilic and hydrophobic (oil attracting and water repelling) sorbent made from recycled and fully biodegradable materials. MOP picks up and recovers for reuse any oil spill on land or on water, having the versatility to effectively deal with oil spills the size of the BP Horizon Gulf Oil Spill yet is equally effective at cleaning up oil spills off a garage floor.

This revolutionary, 100% recyclable, absorbent material, picks up to 30 times its own weight in oil, without absorbing water, restores traction on slippery surfaces, yet is as safe to the environment as a leaf falling from a tree. MOP offers the fastest, safest, lowest cost way to restore a clean, natural environment from any oil spill, indoors, outdoors, on land or water in all weather conditions, and uniquely can pay for itself from the offsetting revenues of its oil recovery option.

MOP Environmental Solutions, Inc. addresses All Oil Spill Needs in Three Multi-Billion Dollar Markets.

  • Direct to the Consumer -- Ideal for leaks and spills from Auto, RV, Motorized Home Equipment and Used Cooking Oils.
  • Commercial Industrial -- Every company with machinery has a need for MOP.
  • International Spill Response -- MOP as the First Response is The Best Option for All Oil Spills on Land or Water.

Forward-looking statements in this news release are pursuant to safe harbor provisions of Section 21E of Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Investors are cautioned that statements in this release are not strictly historical statements, including without limitation, management's plans and objectives for future operations, assessment of market factors, statements regarding strategy, company plans and its strategic partners. These constitute forward-looking statements, are not guarantees of the company's future performance and are subject to risks and uncertainties, such as funding for machinery and materials, success in acquiring customers, maintaining needed government relationships, and successfully executing a business plan, which could cause the company's actual future results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements. For all such forward-looking statements, we claim the safe harbor for forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. MOP Environmental Solutions, Inc. disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking statement made herein.

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