EPA Awards Contracts for Cleanup Response
Dec 1, 2001 12:00 PM
Christie Whitman, Environmental Protection Agency administrator, has announced two contracts that will provide for environmental cleanup response to natural and man-made disasters; terrorist activities; weapons of mass destruction; and nuclear, biological, or chemical incidents in Region IX, headquartered in San Francisco CA.
Two contracts were awarded for emergency and rapid-response services with small businesses under the Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response. Environmental Quality Management, based in Cincinnati OH, received about $43 million. The second contract, valued at roughly $46 million, was awarded to Project Resources Inc of San Diego CA.
The contractors will be required to provide fast, responsive environmental cleanup services for hazardous substances, wastes, contaminants, materials, and petroleum products and oil for California, Arizona, and Hawaii; and trust territories of the Pacific, which include Guam and American Samoa.
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