June 25, 2008

Startech Environmental’s Plasma Converter System Appears on History Channel’s ‘Modern Marvels’ TV Program

WILTON, Conn., June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Startech Environmental Corp. (BULLETIN BOARD: STHK) , a fully reporting, Award-winning Environment and Energy Company announced today that the History Channel's 'Modern Marvels' program is currently featuring The Startech Plasma Converter System in a show entitled 'World of the Super Hot'.

Steve Landa, Startech VP said, "The broadcast will continue to be repeated in the immediate future. For more information people should contact me at (888) 807-9443, (203) 762-2499 EXT 7 or [email protected]"

About Startech - the environment and energy company

Startech is the internationally recognized, Award-winning Environment and Energy Industry Company producing and selling of its innovative, proprietary plasma processing equipment known as the Plasma Converter System(TM).

The Plasma Converter System safely and economically destroys wastes, no matter how hazardous or lethal, and turns most into useful and valuable products. In doing so, the System protects the environment and helps to improve the Public Health and Safety. The System achieves closed-loop elemental recycling to safely and irreversibly destroy household and urban waste, organics and inorganics, solids, liquids and gases, hazardous and non-hazardous waste, industrial by-products and also items such as electronics-waste (e-waste), medical waste, chemical industry waste and other specialty wastes, while converting many of them into useful commodity products that can include silicates, metals and a synthesis-gas called Plasma Converted Gas (PCG)(TM).

Among the many commercial uses for PCG, is its use to produce "Carbonless Electric Power" from Startech Hydrogen, Gas-To-Liquid (GTL) fuels such as ethanol, synthetic diesel fuel and other higher alcohol "alternative" fuels. Startech Hydrogen, for commercial use and sale, can also be recovered from the PCG.

The Startech Plasma Converter is essentially a manufacturing system producing valuable commodity products from feedstock-materials that were previously regarded as wastes.

Startech regards all wastes, hazardous and non-hazardous, as valuable renewable resources and as valuable feedstocks.

For further information, please visit http://www.startech.net/ or contact Steve Landa at (888) 807-9443, (203) 762-2499 EXT 7 or [email protected]

Safe Harbor for Forward-Looking Statements

This news release contains forward-looking statements, including statements regarding the Company's plans and expectations regarding the development and commercialization of its Plasma Converter(TM) technology. All forward-looking statements are subject to risk and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected. Factors that could cause such a difference include, without limitation, failure of the customer to obtain appropriate financing for the project, general risks associated with product development, manufacturing, rapid technological change and competition as well as other risks set forth in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The forward-looking statements contained herein speak only as of the date of this press release. The Company expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any such statement to reflect any change in the Company's expectations or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based.

Startech Environmental Corp.

CONTACT: Steve Landa, 888-807-9443, +1-203-762-2499, ext. 7,[email protected]

Web site: http://www.startech.net/

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