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Melissa Smith
EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., PBC
225 Schilling Circle, Suite 400
Hunt Valley, Maryland 21031

EA Awarded Contract with EPA to Continue Supporting the Evaluation and Remediation of Contaminated Sediment Sites in the Great Lakes

Hunt Valley, Maryland (30 July 2019)—EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., PBC (EA), a leading provider of interdisciplinary environmental services, announced today that it has been awarded the Great Lakes Architect and Engineer Services II (GLAES II) contract by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Under this contract, EA will continue to provide professional architect/engineer, technical, and management services to EPA’s Great Lakes National Program Office (GLNPO). The Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract has a 5-year period of performance and a maximum capacity of $25 million.

Specifically, work that may be performed under this IDIQ contract includes support of contaminated sediment evaluations, remedial design activities, habitat evaluations and restoration designs, and oversight of contaminated sediment remediation projects. Activities may include site characterizations, remedial investigations, risk and impact assessments, feasibility and treatability studies, pilot tests, engineering services, construction support, community outreach, technical support, fieldwork, and remedial action oversight. In addition, EA will be responsible for providing analytical support, data validation, and data management.

“EA is excited to have this opportunity to continue to leverage our expertise in developing economical and environmentally sustainable solutions to address impaired rivers, harbors, and bays throughout the Great Lakes,” stated Fritz Meyer, P.E., Executive Vice President and Director, Client Programs. “Our talented team will continue to work on behalf of GLNPO as part of its strategy to provide a healthy, natural Great Lakes environment for swimming and fishing and restore habitat to protect native species.”

EA was awarded this contract as a small business under North American Industry Classification System Code 562910, Environmental Remediation Services, with a small business size standard of less than 750 employees. EA was awarded the predecessor contract in 2011, which was also a small business set-aside. Under that contract, EA was awarded 35 task orders valued at over $23.5 million. Notable projects included the Former Zephyr Refinery Fire Suppression Ditch project in Michigan, which received the Western Environmental Dredging Association’s 2019 Environmental Excellence Award for Environmental Dredging; Lincoln Park Phase 2 Sediment Cleanup Design project in Wisconsin, which was recognized with a 2017 Engineering Excellence Award by the American Council of Engineering Companies; and the Former Duluth Works and Spirit Lake Sediment Site project located in Minnesota.

About EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., PBC

EA is a 100% employee-owned public benefit corporation that provides environmental, compliance, natural resources, and infrastructure engineering and management solutions to a wide range of public and private sector clients. Headquartered in Hunt Valley, Maryland, EA employs more than 500 professionals through a network of 26 commercial offices across the continental United States, as well as Alaska, Hawaii, and Guam. In business for more than 45 years, EA has earned an outstanding reputation for technical expertise, responsive service, and judicious use of client resources. For more information about EA, visit www.eaest.com.