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Energy Fuels' Pinon Ridge Uranium Mill Radioactive Materials License Challenged by Sheep Mountain Alliance

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 9, 2011) - Energy Fuels Inc. (TSX:EFR - News; "Energy Fuels" or the "Company"), an advanced uranium and vanadium development company, learned late Tuesday of a complaint in District Court, City and County of Denver, Colorado, brought by Sheep Mountain Alliance out of Telluride, Colorado. That complaint names the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment as Defendant, and Energy Fuels' Colorado subsidiary, Energy Fuels Resources Corp. as an Indispensible Party and alleges improprieties in the January 5, 2011, issuance of the Radioactive Materials License for the Company's Pinon Ridge Uranium Mill.Steve Antony, President and CEO of Energy Fuels stated that, "Upon review by the Company we find that the complaint has no merit."About Energy Fuels: Energy Fuels Inc. is a uranium and vanadium mineral development company actively rehabilitating and developing formerly producing mines. 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.