Uranium Resources completes drilling in Ambrosia Lake

Source: Uranium Resources, Inc.

Uranium Resources, Inc. (“URI”) announced that the Company has completed drilling at its Section 13 property in Ambrosia Lake in McKinley County, New Mexico, approximately 10 miles northeast of Grants.

Three holes, totaling more than 2,600 feet, were drilled on the property. A total of 95 feet were cored and 75 feet of three inch core were recovered. Gamma ray and Prompt Fission Neutron (PFN) logging tools were used to evaluate the sub-surface environment. The core has been quartered by URI and the core samples will be shipped to a laboratory, which will evaluate the suitability of the property for in-situ recovery (“ISR”) mining, a process that is expected to be completed in December 2010.

“The drilling at Ambrosia Lake is part of our strategy to determine the suitability of our Section 13 property for profitable ISR production in order to prioritize our efforts as we continue to advance toward production in New Mexico. As we await the results of the core evaluation, we will maintain our dialogue with the communities and government agencies regarding the safety and suitability of ISR mining and similarly intend to continue to reach out to the local residents who stand to benefit from a potential return of uranium mining to the state,” said Don Ewigleben, President and Chief Executive Officer of URI.

URI received a permit for drilling the property from the New Mexico Mining and Minerals Division in November 2008. The permit, which was renewed in July 2010, allows URI to drill up to ten holes for the purpose of extracting core samples until November 2011.

URI has over 100 million pounds of in-place, mineralized uranium material in New Mexico and approximately 2.4 million pounds in the Ambrosia Lake area. Stewart Brothers of Milan, NM conducted the drilling as part of URI’s continued commitment to the local New Mexico economy.

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