Pacific Coal Provides Update on Annual and Special Meeting due to Canadian Postal Disruption

TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE: PAK

TORONTO, June 21, 2011 /CNW/ - Pacific Coal Resources Ltd. (TSXV: PAK) announces that its Annual General and Special Meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m. (Toronto time) on Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at the offices of Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, Commerce Court West, 199 Bay Street, Toronto, Ontario (the "Meeting"). The record date for the purpose of determining holders of common shares who are entitled to notice of, and to vote at, the Meeting was June 13, 2011.

Pacific Coal regrets that due to a postal disruption in Canada, materials being delivered to Canadian shareholders in connection with the Meeting may not be available in a timely manner.

Pacific Coal has filed its notice of meeting, management information circular, and form of proxy (the "Meeting Materials") under the Corporation's profile on SEDAR (www.sedar.com) and as well, will make these available on the Corporation's website at www.pacificcoal.ca.

If shareholders do not have electronic access to the Meeting Materials, our transfer agent, Equity Financial Trust Company, will courier copies free of charge if they are requested no later than Wednesday, July 6, 2011 by calling Equity at 1.866.393.4891 or sending an email to investor@equityfinancialtrust.com.

All proxies must be received by Equity by 10:00 a.m. (Toronto time) on Monday, July 11, 2011.

United States Shareholders

United States shareholders are expected to receive the Meeting Materials in the ordinary course and should not be impacted by the current postal disruption.

Canadian Shareholders

Canadian shareholders may access the Meeting Materials electronically or by making a courier request as outlined above. Canadian shareholders may vote by filing a proxy by one of the following methods:

  1. Registered Shareholders (those who hold physical share certificates) can either FAX an executed proxy to Equity at 416.595.9593 or email the name and address of the shareholder to investor@equityfinancialtrust.com requesting a control number. Using the control number Equity provides, you can file your proxy online at www.voteproxyonline.com. Fax cover sheets should include the shareholder name, address and contact phone number or email address.
  2. Non-Objecting Beneficial Owners (NOBO's) should email the name and address of the beneficial shareholder to investor@equityfinancialtrust.com requesting a control number. Using the control number Equity provides, you can file your proxy online at www.voteproxyonline.com
  3. Objecting Beneficial Owners (OBO's) MUST contact their broker for instructions.
  4. Beneficial shareholders who are unsure of whether they are a NOBO or OBO should contact their broker for instructions.

About Pacific Coal Resources Ltd.

Pacific Coal Resources Ltd. is a Canadian-based exploration, development and mining company focused on coal, coking coal, asphalt and asphaltite exploration, development and mining company focused on prospective producing, development-stage and exploration-stage properties in Colombia.  The Company has acquired or entered into agreements to acquire various interests in several operating coal mines and projects, representing a substantive coal and asphaltite exploration and production area throughout Colombia.

Forward Looking Information

This news release contains "forward-looking information", which may include, but is not limited to, statements with respect to the future financial or operating performance of Pacific Coal and its projects. Often, but not always, forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of words such as "plans", "expects", "is expected", "budget", "scheduled", "estimates", "forecasts", "intends", "anticipates", or "believes" or variations (including negative variations) of such words and phrases, or state that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might" or "will" be taken, occur or be achieved. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of Pacific Coal to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements contained herein are made as of the date of this press release and Pacific Coal disclaims, other than as required by law, any obligation to update any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, results, future events, circumstances, or if management's estimates or opinions should change, or otherwise. There can be no assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, the reader is cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements.

Neither 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 news release.

SOURCE Pacific Coal Resources Ltd.

For further information:

Miranda Smith
Investor Relations Representative
(647) 427-0208

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