Calgon Carbon Awarded Contract for Mercury Removal

July 2, 2009

PITTSBURGH, July 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE: CCC) announced today that it has been awarded a contract by a major U.S. power generator to supply FLUEPAC(R) activated carbon to remove mercury from the flue gas of a coal-fired power plant in the Midwest. The value of the contract is approximately $10.0 million.

Under terms of the contract, Calgon Carbon will be the sole supplier of activated carbon to the plant from 2009 through 2011, with deliveries beginning immediately. The contract can be extended for two additional one-year periods.

Commenting on the announcement, Robert P. O’Brien, Calgon Carbon’s senior vice president – Americas, said, “We are pleased that another major U.S. power company has selected our FLUEPAC(R) powdered activated carbon to meet its requirements for mercury removal. As this market accelerates over the next few years, we look forward to many additional opportunities to provide this critical product to power companies throughout North America.”

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

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