The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, recently awarded a 10-year, $100 million Total Environmental Restoration Contract to Environmental Chemical Corporation, of Burlingame, Calif.
"This Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity Total Environmental Restoration Contract is for remediation of various hazardous waste sites within the Corps of Engineers' North Atlantic Division," said William Scully, the Corp's New England District deputy district engineer for project management.
The North Atlantic Division has five Corps districts covering the states of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont, Maine, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware and West Virginia, and also has a sixth district in Germany.
"This contract requires the contractor to furnish and transport all plant, labor, materials and equipment to perform all work necessary to complete multiple task orders simultaneously at confirmed or suspected hazardous and radioactive waste sites," Scully said.
This work includes, but is not limited to, site definition, studies, remedial investigations, feasibility studies, decision documents, designs, interim actions, remedial actions, short-term operation and maintenance and any other actions necessary for site restoration at hazardous and radioactive waste (HTRW) sites.
"The Army Corps of Engineers will prepare the statement of work for each task order," Scully said.
The initial major piece of work earmarked for this contract is planned for environmental clean-up efforts of the Massachusetts Military Reservation (MMR) on Cape Cod, Mass.
"The significant aspect of this contract is that this was a small business set-aside," Scully said. "The Corps takes its small business incentive obligation seriously, and this is by far the largest small business contract the District has awarded."