N-Viro CEO to retire in 2002, Logan to replace him

Current market and new technology developments should stimulate revenue and profit increases in the future, N-Viro International Corp. President Terry J. Logan, Ph.D., told stockholders today at N-Viro's annual meeting.

TOLEDO, Ohio, May 10, 2001 — Current market and new technology developments should stimulate revenue and profit increases in the future, N-Viro International Corp. President Terry J. Logan, Ph.D., told stockholders today at N-Viro's annual meeting.

"N-Viro's commitment to both biosolids and manure product and process research is unparalleled in the wastewater residuals industry," Dr. Logan said. "Our joint effort with Canada's Department of Agriculture on nematode suppression has already stimulated significant value-added markets for N-Viro Soil™ products. We believe nematode suppression characteristics could significantly add to the sales price of N-Viro Soil™ in many areas of the world."

According to Dr. Logan: "New N-Viro process technologies could easily redefine the world of organic management. We are working on concepts that will remove existing roadblocks to beneficial utilization while greatly increasing environmental protection against air and water pollution from unwise use or disposal of waste organics."

Additionally, J. Patrick Nicholson, N-Viro's Chairman and CEO, announced his impending retirement. Nicholson founded N-Viro in 1977, created a limited partnership in 1979 and took the Company public in 1993. Nicholson currently serves as chairman of the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority.

"One year from today," Nicholson said, "I will retire as N-Viro's CEO. I will continue to serve as board chairman and as a consultant, particularly in international sales, legal and national policy issues. Next year, N-Viro will celebrate 25 years of resource conservation and recovery efforts in the environmental industry. It has been a pure joy to be associated with N-Viro and this magnificent industry.

"I look forward to helping Dr. Logan and my son, Mike Nicholson, Senior Vice-President," Nicholson said, "as they assume full responsibility for N-Viro and our ability to grow and to serve."

Dr. Logan will become chief executive officer. He has been associated with N-Viro for 15 years and has been president and chief operating officer for two years. Dr. Logan was on the faculty of The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, for 28 years and was one of the founders and a past director of the school's Environmental Science Graduate Program.

He was co-chairman of the W-170 Peer Review Committee, which reviewed the Federal biosolids regulations. Along with Dr. Rufus Chaney of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Dr. Logan co-chaired the 1983 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (USEPA) Sludge Use Task Force. He is the co-author of "Land Application of Sludge," the industry 'bible,' with Dr. Al Page of the University of California and Dr. James Ryan of USEPA.

Dr. Logan is a Fellow of the American Society of Agronomy, The Soil Science Society of America and the Association for the Advancement of Science.

N-Viro International Corporation develops and licenses its technology to municipalities and private companies. N-Viro's patented processes use lime and/or mineral-rich, combustion byproducts to treat, pasteurize, immobilize and convert wastewater sludge and other bio-organic wastes into biomineral agricultural and soil-enrichment products with real market value.

More information about N-Viro International can be obtained by contacting the office or on the Internet at www.nviro.com or by e-mail inquiry to info@nviro.com .

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