SOURCE: First Liberty Power Corp.

August 24, 2010 09:00 ET

First Liberty Power Corp. Announces New Director-Geologist

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - August 24, 2010) -  First Liberty Power Corp. (OTCBB: FLPC) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Geologist and mining executive John Hoak to the Board of Directors.

Mr. Hoak brings with him over 30 years of diversified experience in construction, minerals development and underground mining and drilling operations. He is a founder, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of New Era Petroleum, LLC of Sheridan, Wyoming. He was a founder and Executive Director of Rock Well Petroleum, serving as Chief Operating Officer and then as Chief Executive Officer. He was Managing Partner of Mine Management Services, LLC, in Bozeman, Montana; Vice President, Operations of Oil Recovery Enhancement LLC, Bozeman, Montana; Managing Partner of the Jardine Group LLC, Gardiner, Montana; Senior Operations & Environmental Officer and Mine General Manager at the Mineral Hill Mine, Jardine, Montana. Mr. Hoak received a B.Sc. in Environmental Studies (Magna Cum Laude, Departmental Research Honors) from Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania.

Glyn R Garner, President & CEO of First Liberty Power Corp., stated, "I am very much looking forward to working with Mr. Hoak in his new capacity and I believe he brings significant mining experience to the Company particularly in the areas of project development and operations. Mr. Hoak will work closely with the board to develop, evaluate and implement both operational and strategic initiatives of the Company."

First Liberty Power Corp. is a Nevada-based mineral exploration company with a primary focus on lithium and vanadium exploration and development in the United States. The Company is positioned to capitalize on the anticipated increase in demand for both lithium carbonate and vanadium that is projected to result from the adoption and use of clean renewable energy that will fuel demand for products that utilize lithium-ion batteries and vanadium redox batteries.

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This news release may include "forward-looking statements" regarding First Liberty Power Corp., business and project plans. Such forward-looking statements are within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and section 21E of the United States Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and are intended to be covered by the safe harbor created by such sections. Where First Liberty Power Corp. expresses or implies an expectation or belief as to future events or results, such expectation or belief is believed to have a reasonable basis. However, forward-looking statements are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors, which could cause actual results to differ materially from future results expressed, projected or implied by such forward-looking statements. First Liberty Power Corp. does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statement, except as required under applicable law.

Actual results could differ from those projected in any forward-looking statements due to numerous factors. Such factors include, among others, the inherent uncertainties associated with mineral exploration and difficulties associated with obtaining financing on acceptable terms. We are not in control of metals prices and these could vary to make development uneconomic. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this news release, and we assume no obligation to update the forward-looking statements, or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from those projected in the forward-looking statements. Although we believe that the beliefs, plans, expectations and intentions contained in this press release are reasonable, there can be no assurance that such beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions will prove to be accurate. Investors should consult all of the information set forth herein and should also refer to the risk factors disclosure outlined in our most recent annual report for our last fiscal year, our quarterly reports, and other periodic reports filed from time-to-time with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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