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Uranium Energy Corp erhält Abbaugenehmigung und Produktionsgebiet-Zulassung für das Goliad-ISR-Projekt in Südtexas

December 14, 2010

Corpus Christi, TX – 14. Dezember 2010 – Uranium Energy Corp (NYSE AMEX: UEC, das „Unternehmen“) freut sich bekanntzugeben, dass die Beamten der texanischen Umweltbehörde [Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ)] der Abbaugenehmigung und der Zulassung für das Produktionsgebiet (PA-1) zugestimmt haben und den Antrag auf Bezeichnung einer befreiten wasserführenden Schicht für das Goliad-ISR-Projekt (ISR: Vor-Ort-Aufbereitung) des Unternehmens in Südtexas gewährt haben.

Die heute erteilten Genehmigungen schließen eine administrative Anhörung ab, die Teil des Genehmigungsverfahrens des Bundesstaates Texas ist.

Dem Goliad-Projekt fehlt mit diesem wichtigen Meilenstein nur noch eine Genehmigung seitens des US-Bundesstaates Texas, nämlich eine Genehmigung für radioaktives Material (RML). Die TCEQ führt gerade eine technische Prüfung des Antrags auf eine Genehmigung für radioaktives Material durch. Das Unternehmen plant, Mitte Januar der TCEQ aktuelle Informationen vorzulegen. Nach Erhalt dieser wird TCEQ die von ihr durchgeführte technische Prüfung der Genehmigung für radioaktives Material zum Abschluss bringen.

Harry Anthony, Chief Operating Officer, lobt die Entscheidung: „Wir sind TCEQ dankbar für ihre Überprüfung und ihr fundiertes Wissen im Hinblick auf das Goliad-Projekt. Wir sind gerade eifrig dabei, die abschließenden Daten für die Genehmigung für radioaktives Material zusammenzustellen. Mit der Erteilung der Genehmigung für radioaktives Material würde das Goliad-Projekt neben dem Palangana-Projekt die zweite produzierende Anlage des Unternehmens in Südtexas sein.“

Über das Goliad-ISR-Projekt (Vor-Ort-Aufbereitung)

Das Goliad-ISR-Projekt ist eins der vier ISR-Uranium-Projekte (auch Satellitenprojekte genannt) von Uranium Energy Corp in Südtexas und befindet sich 40 Meilen östlich von der ISR-Aufbereitungsanlage des Unternehmens in Hobson. Die Anlage in Hobson ist die Grundlage der regionalen Betriebsstrategie des Unternehmens im südtexanischen Urangürtel und ist dazu bestimmt, mit Uran beladene Harze von den Satellitenprojekten in ein Endprodukt zu verarbeiten, das allgemein als Yellowcake oder U3O8 bekannt ist. Der kurzfristige Plan des Unternehmens besteht darin, die Goliad-ISR-Produktion in Hobson zusammen mit der gegenwärtigen Produktion des Palangana-Projekts durchzuführen.

About Uranium Energy Corp

Uranium Energy Corp is a U.S.-based uranium production, development and exploration company operating North America’s newest uranium mine. The Company’s fully licensed and permitted Hobson processing facility is central to all of its projects in South Texas, including the Palangana in-situ recovery project, which has just initiated production, and the Goliad in-situ recovery project which is in the final stages of mine permitting for production.  The Company’s operations are managed by professionals with a recognized profile for excellence in their industry, a profile based on many decades of hands-on experience in the key facets of uranium exploration, development and mining.

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