Toronto, Canada, November 12, 2012 – BacTech Environmental Corporation (“BacTech” or the “Company”, CNSX: BAC, OTC PINK: BCCEF, WKN: A1H4TY) today announced that the Company’s shares have been approved for trading in the United States.

The Company received notice from its sponsoring broker, Pennaluna and Company (“Pennaluna”), that its shares will be quoted on the OTC Pink Sheets in the U.S. as of November 8. Pennaluna will be the market maker for the common shares of BacTech, which will trade under the symbol “BCCEF”.

“This listing should lead to greater retail interest in our story in the United States through easier access to quotations in U.S. dollars. There is a large cleantech industry in the U.S., so our listing there will help our visibility”, said Ross Orr, President and CEO of BacTech.

Pennaluna & Company of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, an 86-year-old FINRA broker-dealer (, submitted the required filings in October. John Worrell is the trader/broker who co-ordinated this and may be contacted at 800-535-5329 for account information.

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BacTech Environmental Corporation holds the perpetual, exclusive, royalty-free rights to use the patented BACOX bioleaching technology for the reclamation of tailings and mining waste materials. In December 2011, BacTech signed a contract with the Mines Branch of the Manitoba Department of Innovation, Energy and Mines to remediate an arsenopyrite residue stockpile (“ARS”) situated at the Snow Lake Mine in Snow Lake, Manitoba, to eliminate further leaching of Arsenic generated within the ARS into the surrounding watershed. The Company continues to field enquiries globally with respect to additional opportunities for remediation.

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For further information contact:

Ross Orr, President & CEO
BacTech Environmental Corporation: 416-813-0303 ext 222

Bill Mitoulas, Investor Relations

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