SOURCE: EnergySolutions

May 19, 2008 14:30 ET

EnergySolutions Receives Prestigious United Kingdom Safety Award

SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwire - May 19, 2008) - EnergySolutions, Inc.'s (NYSE: ES) U.K. subsidiary, Magnox Electric, LLC, has been awarded the 2008 Royalty Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Engineering Construction Sector Award. This is the second year in a row the company has won this honor recognizing performance across the ten Magnox Reactor sites in the United Kingdom.

RoSPA presents the award for the most outstanding performance in health and safety by an organization within a particular sector. Steve Creamer, CEO and Chairman of EnergySolutions, accepted the award on behalf of the nearly 4,000 Magnox Electric employees who made this honor possible.

"This award goes to all the hard working Magnox Electric employees who take safety seriously both on and off job," said Steve Creamer. "This culture of safety is a standard EnergySolutions strives for at all of our world-wide operations. We appreciate RoSPA recognizing EnergySolutions as a company dedicated to a safe working environment."

In order to qualify for the RoSPA award, EnergySolutions had to demonstrate a robust and high quality safety management system with four years of consistently executing or continuously improving health and safety performance.

EnergySolutions offers customers a full range of integrated services and solutions, including nuclear operations, characterization, decommissioning, decontamination, site closure, transportation, nuclear materials management, the safe, secure disposition of nuclear waste, and research and engineering services across the fuel cycle.

Statements in this news release regarding future financial and operating results and any other statements about the company's future expectations, beliefs or prospects expressed by management constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. There are a number of important factors that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements, including economic conditions generally. Additional information on potential factors that could affect our results and other risks and uncertainties are detailed in the company's Form S-1 filed with the Securities Exchange Commission.

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