GOLDEN, Colo., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Atna Resources Ltd. ("Atna" or the "Company") – (TSX: ATN) (OTC Bulletin Board: ATNAF) announces that it has received a letter from Lloyd I. Miller III, who owns, or exercises control or direction over, an aggregate of 12,310,133 or 12.19% of the outstanding voting shares of the Company, recommending that his three nominees be included as management nominees in Atna's proxy circular for the upcoming Atna shareholders' meeting scheduled for May 6, 2011. The Company is in the process of preparing its annual meeting materials for distribution to shareholders next month and, as part of that process, will be giving due consideration to Mr. Miller's request, including, to the extent management considers to be appropriate, having discussions with Mr. Miller and his proposed nominees.
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