Press Release

Calgon Carbon Conducts Water Treatment Seminar For U.S. Senate Committee

PITTSBURGH, PA  –  06/24/2011

Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE: CCC) conducted a technical information seminar today for the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. The seminar was presented to professional staff members of the Committee and addressed the availability of a variety of drinking water and wastewater technologies.

Members of Calgon Carbon’s staff presented technical and cost information to the Committee’s professional staff related to the use of and applications for activated carbon, UV light disinfection, ion exchange technology systems, and a wide variety of other biological and physical water treatment technologies.

The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee has jurisdiction on matters related to air pollution; construction and maintenance of highways; environmental aspects of Outer Continental Shelf lands; environmental effects of toxic substances, other than pesticides; environmental policy; environmental research and development; fisheries and wildlife; flood control and improvements of rivers and harbors, including environmental aspects of deepwater ports; noise pollution; nonmilitary environmental regulation and control of nuclear energy; ocean dumping; public buildings and improved grounds of the United States generally, including federal buildings in the District of Columbia; public works, bridges, and dams; regional economic development; solid waste disposal and recycling; water pollution; and water resources. In addition, the Committee also conducts studies and reviews, on a comprehensive basis, on matters relating to environmental protection and resource utilization and conservation, and reports thereon from time to time.

In commenting on the seminar, John Stanik, president and chief executive officer of Calgon Carbon, said, “We are pleased to have this opportunity to present technical and cost information based on our real life experiences to the professional staff of the Senate’s Environment and Public Works Committee. We would like decision makers to have factual and relevant technical and cost information, and we look forward to the on-going opportunity to contribute our experience and perspective to that end.”

Calgon Carbon Corporation, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a global leader in services and solutions for making water and air safer and cleaner.

For more information about Calgon Carbon’s leading activated carbon, ultraviolet technology, and ion exchange solutions for municipalities and industries, visit

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