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Denver District Judge Denies Motions to Dismiss Sheep Mountain Alliance Suit Opposing Mill License

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 27, 2011) - Energy Fuels Inc. (TSX:EFR - News; "Energy Fuels" or the "Company"), today announced that motions filed by the Company and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment ("CDPHE"), to dismiss a lawsuit by Sheep Mountain Alliance opposing the Radioactive Materials License for the Pinon Ridge Mill, were denied on May 25, 2011 by Denver District Court."We were not surprised by the judge's decision to allow the lawsuit to move forward," stated Company President and CEO, Stephen P. Antony. "It is always difficult to get a case dismissed at this very early stage of litigation. We remain confident that CDPHE and Energy Fuels will prevail on the merits."This was primarily a decision addressing issues of jurisdiction and standing for the plaintiffs. The decision by the court did not review or address any facts or substantive aspects of the complaint.About Energy Fuels: Energy Fuels Inc. is a uranium and vanadium mineral development company. With more than 38,000 acres of highly prospective uranium and vanadium property located in the states of Colorado, Utah, Arizona, Wyoming, and New Mexico, and exploration properties in Saskatchewan's Athabasca Basin totaling approximately 32,000 additional acres, the Company has a full pipeline of additional development prospects. Energy Fuels, through its wholly-owned Colorado subsidiary, Energy Fuels Resources Corporation and its British Columbia subsidiary, Magnum Uranium Corp., has assembled this property portfolio along with a first class management team, including highly skilled technical mining and milling professionals based in Lakewood and Naturita, Colorado and Kanab, Utah.This news release contains certain "Forward-Looking Statements" within the meaning of Section 21E of the United States Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended and "Forward Looking Information" within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein are forward-looking statements and forward-looking information that involve various risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the Company's expectations are disclosed in the Company's documents filed from time-to-time with the British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario Securities Commissions.