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EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., PBC Recognized for Outstanding Accomplishments by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Hunt Valley, Maryland (19 May 2017)—EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., PBC (EA), a leading provider of interdisciplinary environmental services, announced today that that it is the recipient of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator’s Award for Outstanding Accomplishments by a Small Business Contractor in Fiscal Year 2016. EA was nominated for the award by multiple EPA offices, including several regions and EPA headquarters.
The award was presented by EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt during the 27th Annual Small Business Program Awards Ceremony, which took place on Thursday, 4 May 2017, at EPA headquarters in Washington, D.C.
EA, an EPA prime contractor since 2005, was honored for its exemplary service in providing comprehensive engineering and environmental services in support of remedial planning and oversight activities across the United States. Working under EPA direction, EA has successfully performed the full breadth of environmental services related to the cleanup of Superfund sites and contaminated sediments associated with the Great Lakes Areas of Concerns. EA’s responsibilities have spanned the entire project life cycle and have included conducting remedial investigations and feasibility studies, completing the engineering design of remedial actions, and managing the construction of remedial and removal activities.
“Winning this award is just fantastic. It validates the effort we put in to delivering quality for the people of this nation and the EPA,” said Ian MacFarlane, EA President and CEO, about receiving the award. “It’s not a myth that small businesses drive a lot of the economy, particularly local economies.”
“What’s wonderful about small business owners is their dedication to their employees and to making a difference in their communities,” said Scott Pruitt, EPA Administrator during the awards ceremony. “I appreciate Ian MacFarlane and EA Engineering’s leadership and commitment to working with EPA in a collaborative way each and every day.”
“We extend a sincere thank you to EPA, a government agency that clearly advocates for small businesses,” added Lou Barinka, P.E., EA EPA Client Manager. “In its procurement process, EPA has proactively developed programs that stimulate and improve the involvement of small businesses, in addition to minority and woman-owned business enterprises. The small business community appreciates EPA’s commitment to increasing prime contracting opportunities and encouraging the increased utilization of small businesses.”
For more information:
EPA Video – EA President and CEO Ian MacFarlane and EPA Administrator Pruitt: https://spaces.hightail.com/receive/0n2d6rBnAa/fi-48ad68d8-77b6-47c1-a3b3-11626c23fe70/fv-93291e82-5e49-4279-888d-4f3e31308e4a/050417_For%20DVIDs.mp4.
EPA MP3 Audio – EA President and CEO Ian MacFarlane: https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2017-05/epasmallbizaward2017.mp3.
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 public and private sector clients. Headquartered in Hunt Valley, Maryland, EA employs more than 450 professionals through a network of 25 commercial offices across the continental United States, as well as Alaska, Hawaii, and Guam. In business for more than 43 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.