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EAs Bill Goodfellow Receives Herb Ward Exceptional Service Award from the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

Hunt Valley, Maryland (18 November 2011)—EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc. (EA), a leading provider of multidisciplinary environmental services, announced today that William (Bill) Goodfellow, Vice President and Senior Scientist, has been recognized for his many years of outstanding service to the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC).

Bill was presented with the Society’s prestigious Herb Ward Exceptional Service Award on 13 November 2011, during the opening ceremony of the SETAC North America Annual Meeting, held in Boston, Massachusetts. He becomes only the 20th recipient of this award over SETAC’s 32 years.

“This award is given to a person who has performed long-term, exceptionally high quality service for SETAC. In this case, the SETAC World Council and our Global Awards Committee recognized that Bill certainly meets these requirements, and is to be congratulated for all of the many things he has done for SETAC,” said Paul van den Brink, President of the SETAC World Council.

Bill Goodfellow [left] accepts the Herb Ward Exceptional Service Award from Charles Menzie, the SETAC Global Awards Chairman.

Bill Goodfellow [left] accepts the Herb Ward Exceptional Service Award from Charles Menzie, the SETAC Global Awards Chairman.

Photo courtesy of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.

“Bill has been an extraordinary leader in SETAC, in terms of both science and his contribution to the development of SETAC as a vibrant global scientific organization. Moreover, few individuals have made such a long-term, meaningful commitment to ensuring consensus science informs environmental policy around the world,” added Mike Mozur, Global Executive Director of SETAC.

Ian MacFarlane, EA’s President and Chief Executive Officer, remarked, “Bill is well-deserving of this honor. He has been an ardent leader and mentor with SETAC since the early 1980s. This lifetime achievement service recognition clearly reflects Bill’s longstanding commitment to the highest standards of his profession.”

Bill has held numerous leadership roles through the years with SETAC, including serving as President of the Society’s North America geographic unit in 2010. He is currently a member of the SETAC World Council, and will begin a term as its Vice President in January 2012. Bill has organized and chaired two of the Society’s North America Annual Meetings, and his distinguished service to SETAC has been recognized with several major professional awards.

About the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

SETAC is an independent, nonprofit worldwide professional society comprised of over 5,600 scientists, environmental professionals, and institutions from government, business, and academia that supports the development of principles and practices for protection, enhancement, and management of sustainable environmental quality and ecosystem integrity. SETAC promotes the advancement and application of scientific research related to contaminants and other stressors in the environment, education in the environmental sciences, and the use of science in environmental policy and decision-making. The Society provides a forum where scientists, managers, and other professionals exchange information and ideas for the development and use of multidisciplinary scientific principles and practices leading to sustainable environmental quality. More information can be found at http://www.setac.org.

About EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc.

EA provides environmental, compliance, natural resources, and infrastructure engineering and management solutions to a wide range of government and industrial clients. Headquartered in Hunt Valley, Maryland, EA employs more than 400 professionals through a network of 21 offices across the continental United States, as well as Alaska, Hawaii, and Guam. In business for more than 38 years, EA has earned an outstanding reputation for technical expertise, responsive service, and judicious use of client resources. For more information about EA, visit http://www.eaest.com.