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Press release from Filing Services Canada

Badger Provides Acquisition Update

Friday, April 08, 2011

Badger Provides Acquisition Update14:40 EDT Friday, April 08, 2011FSC / Press ReleaseBadger Provides Acquisition UpdateCalgary, Alberta CANADA, April 08, 2011 /FSC/ - Badger Daylighting Ltd. (BAD - TSX), is pleased to announce that it has received a "No Action and Waiver Letter" from Canada's Competition Bureau in respect of the proposed transaction with Clean Harbors, Inc. ("Clean Harbors") whereby Clean Harbors will acquire 100% of Badger's outstanding common shares for cash consideration of CAD $20.50 per share. In the No Action and Waiver Letter, the Competition Bureau has advised that, at this time, it does not plan to challenge the proposed transaction and has waived the obligation of the parties to submit the merger pre-notification forms contemplated by Part IX of the Competition Act. This letter represents compliance by the parties with the merger pre-notification provisions of the Competition Act. The transaction is contingent on approval of 66 2/3 percent of the votes cast by the shareholders and option holders of Badger at a special meeting to be held on Tuesday, April 26, 2011. About BadgerBadger is North America's largest provider of non-destructive excavating services. Badger traditionally works for contractors and facility owners in the utility and petroleum industries. Our key technology is the Badger Hydrovac, which is used primarily for safe digging in congested grounds and challenging conditions. The Badger Hydrovac uses a pressurized water stream to liquefy the soil cover, which is then removed with a powerful vacuum system and deposited into a storage tank. Badger manufactures its truck-mounted hydrovac units.Badger's business model involves the provision of excavating services through two distinct entities: the Operating Partners (franchisees in the United States and agents in Canada), and Badger Corporate. Badger Corporate works with its Operating Partners to provide Hydrovac service to the end user. In this partnership, Badger provides the expertise, the trucks, and North American marketing and administration support. The Operating Partners deliver the service by operating the equipment and developing their local markets. All work is invoiced by Badger and then shared with the Operating Partner based upon a revenue sharing formula. In certain locations Badger has established corporate run operations to market and deliver the service in the local area.About Clean HarborsClean Harbors is the leading provider of environmental, energy and industrial services and hazardous waste management services throughout North America. Clean Harbors serves over 50,000 customers, including a majority of the Fortune 500 companies, thousands of smaller private entities and numerous federal, state, provincial and local governmental agencies. Headquartered in Norwell, Massachusetts, Clean Harbors has more than 175 locations, including over 50 waste management facilities, throughout North America in 36 U.S. states, seven Canadian provinces, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Clean Harbors also operates international locations in Bulgaria, China, Singapore, Sweden, Thailand and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit www.cleanharbors.com. Forward-looking statements This press release contains forward-looking statements which reflect Badger's current beliefs and are based on information currently available to Badger. These statements require Badger to make assumptions it believes are reasonable and are subject to inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results and developments may differ materially from the results and developments discussed in the forward-looking statements as certain of these risks and uncertainties are beyond Badger's control. Examples of such forward-looking statements in this press release relate to, but are not limited to, Badger's ability to close the proposed sale transaction with Clean Harbors in a timely fashion, if at all. These forward-looking statements rely on certain assumptions, including, among others, Badger's and Clean Harbors' ability to obtain shareholder, lender, and regulatory approvals for the transaction. Risk factors and other uncertainties that could lead to the transaction not being completed in a timely fashion, if at all, include, but are not limited to: shareholder, lender, and regulatory approvals for the transaction not being obtained or not being obtained in a timely fashion, and the ability of Clean Harbors to make adequate financing arrangements in a timely fashion, if at all (in which case, provided all other closing conditions are satisfied, it would be obligated to pay a termination fee to Badger). The Toronto Stock Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved the information contained herein. For more information regarding this Press Release, please contact:Tor Wilson President and CEOor Greg Kelly, CA Vice President Finance and CFO2820, 715 - 5th Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta T2P 2X6 Phone (403) 264-8500 Fax (403) 228-9773To view this press release as a web page, click onto the link below: http://www.usetdas.com/pr/badger08042011.htmSource: Badger Daylighting Ltd. (TSX - BAD) www.badgerinc.com Maximum News Dissemination by Filing Services Canada Inc. http://www.usetdas.com