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TRANSAMERICAN WASTE TO BEGIN CONSTRUCTION OF CRUDE OIL TREATMENT FACILITY

 HOUSTON, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- TransAmerican Waste Industries, Inc., through its wholly-owned subsidiary Controlled Recovery, Inc., announced today that it has received approval from the Oil Conservation Division of The Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department of the State of New Mexico to construct additional tanks and equipment for use as a crude oil recovery facility at its special waste landfill located near Hobbs, N.M. Construction is expected to begin on Aug. 26.
 The new facility will use the same process as Inland Products, Inc. located in Kilgore, Texas. Inland, a wholly-owned subsidiary of TransAmerican, specializes in the recovery and reclamation of usable products taken from the bottom of above ground storage tanks and other containment structures and recovers fossil fuel products from the processed sludge. These products include pipeline grade crude oil, crystalline waxes, fuel oil, asphalt and road mix materials.
 The facility in New Mexico will have the capacity to process over 200,000 barrels of oil field sludge per year and recover approximately 100,000 barrels of pipeline grade crude oil to sell in the open market.
 TransAmerican Waste Industries, Inc., is an environmental solutions company involved in the transportation, processing and disposal of solid and industrial waste. Operations also include environmental consulting and engineering. The company's common stock is traded on the National Market System under the NASDAQ symbol WSTE.
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 /CONTACT: Tommy Fatjo, vice president, of TransAmerican Waste Industries, Inc., 713-956-1212/
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