Scorpex Granted Federal Permit

Los Angeles, California, UNITED STATES

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - Aug 17, 2011) - Scorpex, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SRPX) (the "Company") today announces it has received its Use of Soil Permit from the Mexican federal government. The Use of Soil Permit is the most significant permit the Company has received to date for its first full service waste disposal and recycling facility near Ensenada, Mexico.

The Use of Soil Permit is a crucial environmental approval from the Secretariat of the Environment, Natural Resources and Fishing, which has sole jurisdiction over environmental policy and enforcement throughout Mexico. The Company has submitted numerous studies and complied with every request from this government agency to receive the permit. The Use of Soil Permit is necessary for the issuance of future state and local operational permits.

"This achievement is the most significant milestone Scorpex has ever accomplished," Chief Executive Officer Joseph Caywood commented. "Most of our efforts for the past several years has been dedicated to the permitting process, and for us to receive this Use of Soil Permit is a monumental achievement for our Company and its shareholders."

"We are now very close to obtaining the rest of the permits required for use and operations, which will trigger the previously announced equipment financing we have committed from lenders," Mr. Caywood concluded.

About Scorpex, Inc.

Scorpex, Inc. is taking the necessary steps to own and operate a full service waste disposal and recycling company, capable of storing and disposing all types of waste, including those classified as industrial, toxic, and hazardous. The location chosen for the first Scorpex plant is strategically positioned to accommodate the vast region of Baja California, Mexico.

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