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MOLTEN METAL TECHNOLOGY ADDS WORLD RENOWNED ENVIRONMENTALIST TO ITS BOARD

 MOLTEN METAL TECHNOLOGY ADDS WORLD RENOWNED
 ENVIRONMENTALIST TO ITS BOARD
 WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Molten Metal Technology, Inc., announced that the Honorable Maurice F. Strong has joined its Board of Directors. Strong was Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations, and Secretary-General of the 1992 U.N. Conference on Environment and Development, the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro.
 Strong is a renowned environmental leader with extensive experience in both the public and private sectors. In 1966, after 18 years in industry, he resigned as president of Power Corporation of Canada to become head of Canada's External Aid Office, later called the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA). Strong served as president of CIDA until 1970, administering international development assistance programs. From 1970 to 1972, he served as Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Human Environment, and subsequently as the first Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) until 1975. Following UNEP, Strong was appointed chairman and chief executive officer of Petro-Canada, Canada's $5 billion annual sales national oil company.
 Strong has received 29 honorary doctoral degrees from universities around the world. He has served as director for a number of other corporations worldwide, and had been affiliated with numerous environmental, humanitarian and development organizations including the World Resource Institute, the World Conservation Union, the World Economic Forum, and the Rockefeller Foundation. He is a member of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada, and a Fellow of the Royal Society.
 William M. Haney, CEO at Molten Metal Technology, in speaking of Strong's exemplary record of environmental stewardship, stated, "We are honored to have Maurice Strong join our board. His visionary commitment to excellence as both a corporate leader and a commanding figure in the global environmental movements will allow him to make a substantial contribution to Molten Metal Technology's prospects."
 Molten Metal Technology is commercializing Catalytic Extraction Processing (CEP), a revolutionary patented process for converting industrial waste into products. CEP utilizes a sealed molten metal bath to break-down waste and byproduct materials into their constituent elements, then reconfigures the elements into valuable materials. CEP is an environmentally sound solution to industry's waste and byproduct challenges.
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 /CONTACT: Ian C. Yates, vice president of market development for Molten Metal Technology, 617-487-9700/ CO: Molten Metal Technology ST: Massachusetts IN: MNG SU: PER


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