Katherine Trinidad
Headquarters, Washington     
Kylie Clem
Johnson Space Center, Houston

Feb. 28, 2011
NASA Awards Environmental Compliance And Operations Contract
HOUSTON -- NASA has selected Navarro Research and Engineering Inc. of Oak Ridge, Tenn., to provide environmental management and services at the agency's White Sands Test Facility in Las Cruces, N.M.

The White Sands Test Facility Environmental Compliance and Operations (ECO) contract calls for a fixed-price two-year base period with a potential value of $3.1 million, and four one-year options with a total potential fixed-price value of $6.6 million. Based on variable funding and work requirements, the entire maximum potential value of the contract is $80 million.

Navarro's work includes hazardous waste management and operating permit compliance; management of the large-scale groundwater monitoring program; environmental clean-up projects and field investigations; air permit and emission inventory requirements; drinking water system compliance; petroleum tank system management; National Environmental Policy Act project evaluations; and recycling, waste minimization and pollution prevention.

The two-year base period of performance for the contract is scheduled to begin on May 1 and extend through April 30, 2013. One-year options are available during the following four years. The ECO contract is an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract with cost-plus-fixed-fee and fixed-price task orders. The significant subcontractor on the contract is URS Group Inc. of Oak Ridge.

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