SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwire - August 12, 2009) - EnergySolutions, Inc. (NYSE: ES) announced today that for the second year in a row Engineering News Record (ENR) has ranked EnergySolutions the #1 All-Environmental Firm. EnergySolutions was also ranked #1 in nuclear waste cleanup and #1 among environmental firms working abroad.

Additionally, EnergySolutions was ranked #7 among the Top 200 Environmental Firms and #18 by contracts awarded in 2008. Rankings are based on gross revenues reported in 2008 for providing environmental services and products to domestic and international markets.

"It is gratifying to see our progress recognized again this year by such a prestigious publication," said Steve Creamer, CEO and Chairman of EnergySolutions. "Considering the overall economic climate, I want to commend our team of more than 5,000 skilled and dedicated employees worldwide for executing work in a safe and compliant manner."

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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