Effective on August 15, 2007, the Company (as China West Coal Energy Inc.) merged with its wholly-owned subsidiary, Sino Clean Energy Inc., pursuant to Articles of Merger that the Company filed with the Nevada Secretary of State. The merger was in the form of a parent/subsidiary merger, with the Company as the surviving corporation. In accordance with Section 92A.180 of the Nevada Revised Statutes, shareholder approval of the merger was not required. Upon completion of the merger, the Company's name has been changed to "Sino Clean Energy Inc." and the Company's Articles of Incorporation have been amended to reflect this name change. We changed our name to better reflect the direction and business of the Company.