Trelawney Mining and Exploration Inc.

Trelawney Mining and Exploration Inc.

February 23, 2010 17:38 ET

Trelawney Receives Dewatering Permit for Chester 1 Property

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 23, 2010) - Trelawney Mining and Exploration Inc. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:TRR) announces that it has received from the Ontario Ministry of the Environment a Permit to Take Water ("Dewatering Permit") which grants the taking of water from the Bates Shaft on its Chester Property for the purpose of construction dewatering. As such, Trelawney has initiated the process to commence the dewatering of the Chester 1 Mine.

Greg Gibson, Trelawney's President and CEO commented,

"The issuance of the Dewatering Permit for the Chester 1 Mine marks a milestone in Trelawney's efforts toward the development of our main asset. We continue to plan our advanced exploration program which will include the rehabilitation of the mine ramp and the taking of a bulk sample leading into production on the Chester 1 Zone."

Other advancements by Trelawney towards development include the recent purchase of equipment required to establish mine site infrastructure as announced in a press release of February 12, 2010, the completion of rehabilitation and construction of a 12 km year-round access road, continued mine site preparation, and advanced reclamation.

Trelawney is a Canadian junior mining and exploration company with a strategic focus on "Quality Ounce" gold deposits. The Company's current focus is directed towards the development and continued exploration of its newly acquired Chester Project, located in Chester Township 20 kilometres southwest of Gogama, Ontario.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

This news release may contain forward-looking statements including but not limited to comments regarding the timing and content of upcoming work programs, geological interpretations, receipt of property titles, potential mineral recovery processes, etc. Forward-looking statements address future events and conditions and therefore, involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statements.

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