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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., PBC Awarded Environmental Services Contract with Maryland Environmental Service
Hunt Valley, Maryland (6 January 2015)—EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., PBC (EA), a leading provider of interdisciplinary environmental services, announced today that it has been awarded a contract to perform Environmental Planning, Data Collection, and Studies in Support of Maryland Port Administration (MPA) Dredged Material Management Activities and Projects by the Maryland Environmental Service (MES). The contract has an initial term of 2 years with a maximum value of $4 million. There is an extension option for three additional 2-year terms, each with a maximum value of $2 million, for an aggregate total contract value of $10 million.
EA will provide comprehensive environmental analysis, planning, administrative, and technical support services related to dredged material management planning; channel dredging and maintenance activities; siting, operations, and monitoring of dredged material placement sites and facilities; and associated mitigation and environmental enhancement projects. The firm will be tasked with conducting environmental investigations, studies, documentation, and permitting.
“EA is pleased that MES has chosen us to provide comprehensive environmental services to support the MPA’s Dredged Material Management Program,” said Peggy Derrick, EA Vice President and MES Contract Manager. “EA’s technical expertise in dredged material management and Chesapeake Bay resources and long history working with MPA and MES and their stakeholders will facilitate efficient and cost-effective services over the duration of the contract.” “We have assembled an outstanding team to provide MES with the full range of required capabilities,” added Dr. Jeffrey Boltz, EA Vice President and Principal-in-Charge of the contract. “Our team includes a number of Maryland-certified minority and woman-owned business enterprises, which clearly reflects EA’s continued commitment to supporting these Maryland businesses and achieving contract-required participation goals by providing meaningful opportunities and roles for subcontractor personnel.”
A national leader in dredged material management, EA has been providing environmental services to MES and MPA for more than 25 years. As a result, EA has direct experience working at MPA facilities including the Paul S. Sarbanes Ecosystem Restoration Project at Poplar Island, Hart-Miller Island, the Masonville and Cox Creek Dredged Material Containment Facilities (DMCFs), and the proposed DMCF at Coke Point.
About EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., PBC
EA is a 100% ESOP-owned public benefit corporation that 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 23 offices across the continental United States, as well as Alaska, Hawaii, and Guam. In business for more than 41 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.