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Aquatic Cellulose and Oregon Canadian Forest Products Announce Debut Of Aqua Clear Choice Decking at Cobb Hill Co-Housing Project in Vermont

Submitted by: Aquatic Cellulose International Corp.

Categories: Environment

Posted: Mar 11, 2002 – 11:00 PM EST

 

Mar. 11 /CSRwire/ - Aquatic Cellulose (OTCBB:AQCI) and Oregon Canadian Forest Products (OCFP) announced today the debut of their new and eco-friendly Aqua(TM) Clear Choice Decking(TM) at the Cobb Hill Co-Housing Community Project in Hartland, VT.

This unique living community, built according to principles of energy efficiency and sustainability, is being highlighted on Bob Vila's Home Again, a nationally syndicated home improvement television series. Aqua(TM) Clear Choice Decking(TM) will be featured in the Products and Services Directory on Bob Vila's website, www.bobvila.com, later this week.

"Our successful debut at Cobb Hill will increase consumer awareness of our new Aqua(TM) line of eco-friendly forest products, and will leverage our strategic alliance with Oregon Canadian," said Gary Ackles, Chief Executive Officer of Aquatic Cellulose. "Aqua(TM) Clear Choice Decking(TM) is our preservative-free solution to chemically-treated decking."

William Stephaniuk, AQCI's new Chief Operating Officer, added, "The building industry is looking for suitable market alternatives to CCA-treated lumber products. Aqua(TM) Clear Choice Decking(TM) is not only 100% preservative-free, but also durable, naturally beautiful and eco-friendly. We're positioning our Aqua(TM) line of lumber products to take advantage of growing environmental trends."

Mark Albee of Albee O'Hara, a contractor for the Cobb Hill project, said, "Having recently received our order of Aqua(TM) Clear Choice Decking(TM), we're extremely pleased by the quality and craftsmanship of this product. Later this spring, we'll proudly install and showcase the decking at the common house facility."

Aqua(TM) is AQCI's new and exclusive line of eco-friendly forest products manufactured from underwater-harvested (non-living) hardwoods.

For more information about Cobb Hill, visit www.bobvila.com and www.sustainer.org/cobbhill. For product information, visit www.ocfp.com and www.aquaticcellulose.com. For sales inquiries, contact Steve Getsiv at Oregon Canadian, steve@ocfp.com.

Aquatic Cellulose International Corp. (AQCI) is a leading supplier of underwater-harvested hardwoods. The Company operates in Brazil using a patented robotic-based underwater timber harvesting system. The Aquatic Timber Harvester (ATH) locates, cuts, and retrieves submerged timber with greater efficiency and safety than diver-based methods. AQCI specializes in the recovery and processing of this once lost resource to offer the finest tropical hardwood products without impacting living rainforests.

This press release contains statements that constitute forward statements, as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements inherently involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements. Factors that may cause or contribute to such differences include, among other things, the Company's dependence on one customer, seasonality of the Company's retrieval business and risk of future losses from operations. Other risks and uncertainties include changes in business conditions and the economy in general, changes in governmental regulations, unforeseen litigation and other risk factors identified. The Company undertakes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements for revisions or changes after the date of this press release.

The NASD OTC has neither approved nor disapproved of the information contained herein.

For more information, please contact:

Gary Ackles Aquatic Cellulose International Corp.
Phone: (250) 558-5410
Michael Lacy Aquatic Cellulose International Corp.
Phone: (250) 558-5410

 

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