Source: EnergySolutions

EnergySolutions Announces Management Change

SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwire - March 2, 2009) - EnergySolutions, Inc. (NYSE: ES) announced today that effective February 27, 2009, J. I. "Chip" Everest stepped down as Vice Chairman of EnergySolutions. Mr. Everest will remain on the Board of Directors and will continue to work with the EnergySolutions Foundation.

As part of his Board responsibilities, Mr. Everest will maintain an office at corporate headquarters. Chip will resume his role as Partner in Western Pacific Group looking for investment opportunities. Western Pacific Group is an investment company owned by Chip and Steve Creamer.

Steve Creamer, Chairman and CEO of EnergySolutions, stated, "Chip has been an integral part of the growth and success of EnergySolutions. We are very pleased that he will continue to serve on the Board of Directors as well as working with the EnergySolutions foundation. Chip and I have been partners in several successful ventures over the years and he is one of my most trusted and valued advisors."

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

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