Tetra Tech wins $50 million EPA 'STREAMS' program

Tetra Tech Inc. was awarded a five-year $50 million EPA contract to perform Scientific, Technical, Research, Engineering and Modeling Support (STREAMS). The program will be managed by EPA's National Risk Management Research Laboratory. The scope includes support to the EPA Office of Research and Development, National Homeland Security Research Center, Superfund Innovative Technology Evaluation Program, and the Environmental and Sustainable Technology Evaluation Program...

PASADENA, CA, Oct. 3, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Tetra Tech Inc. announced today that it was awarded a five-year $50 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to perform Scientific, Technical, Research, Engineering and Modeling Support (STREAMS). The program will be managed by EPA's National Risk Management Research Laboratory. The scope includes support to the EPA Office of Research and Development, the National Homeland Security Research Center, the Superfund Innovative Technology Evaluation (SITE) Program, and the Environmental and Sustainable Technology Evaluation Program.

This program, in various forms, has been awarded to Tetra Tech five consecutive times, and is an expansion of a previous five-year $35 million program.

Under this contract, Tetra Tech is expected to conduct laboratory and pilot-scale studies, model development and verification, and technical research. The STREAMS program will study contaminated sediments and soils, endocrine disrupting compounds, confined animal feedlot operations, biosolids and wastewater treatment, ecosystem restoration, watershed stressors, brownfields revitalization, sustainability and groundwater.

Tetra Tech (www.tetratech.com) is a leading provider of consulting, engineering and technical services. With nearly 8,000 associates located in the United States and internationally, the company supports commercial and government clients in the areas of resource management, infrastructure and communications. Tetra Tech's services include research and development, applied science and technology, engineering design, program management, construction management, and operations and maintenance.

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