Uranium Energy Corp Issued Final Draft Permits for Both Disposal Wells for
the Goliad ISR Project in South Texas

NYSE Amex Equities Exchange Symbol - UEC

AUSTIN, TX, Sept. 23 /CNW/ - Uranium Energy Corp (NYSE AMEX: UEC; the 'Company') is pleased to announce that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has completed Final Draft Permits for the two non-hazardous disposal wells that are planned as part of in-situ recovery of uranium at the Company's Goliad Project in South Texas. In accordance with the rules, the issuance of the Final Draft Permits will be published in local newspapers.

The Company is also pleased to announce that it is preparing a response to TCEQ's technical review of the Radioactive Material License (RML), which is the last application the Company has submitted to TCEQ. All other permit applications have been processed and TCEQ has issued the Final Draft Permits. Uranium Energy Corp plans to file its response with TCEQ within 30 days, which will allow the agency to continue processing the application through its final stage.

Today's announcement follows from the Company's news release dated September 1, 2009 in which it was reported that TCEQ had issued initial draft disposal well permits pending Company review.

About Uranium Energy Corp

Uranium Energy Corp. (NYSE-AMEX: UEC) is a U.S.-based exploration and development company with the objective of near-term uranium production in the U.S. The Company's Goliad ISR Uranium Project in South Texas is in the final stages of mine permitting for production, and was recently issued a Final Draft Mine Permit and a Final Draft Production Authorization for Production Area 1. The Company's operations are managed by professionals with a recognized profile for excellence in their industry, a profile based on many decades of hands-on experience in the key facets of uranium exploration, development and mining. The company is well financed to execute on its key programs.

    Stock Exchange Information:
    Frankfurt Stock Exchange Symbol: U6Z
    ISN: US916896103

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SOURCE Uranium Energy Corp

For further information: For further information: Contact North America: Investor Relations, Uranium Energy Corp.: Toll Free: (866) 748-1030, Fax: (512) 535-0832, E-mail: info@uraniumenergy.com

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