Jacksonville, Fla. - Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast awarded a $7.5 million contract July 31 to TriEco Tetra Tech Joint Venture, a small business out of Oakland, Calif., for hazardous material and waste management services in Texas, Mississippi and Louisiana.
“This contract will assist us [NAVFAC Southeast] in providing continued environmental compliance support to Navy and Marine Corps installations throughout the Southeast,” said Elizabeth Moses, NAVFAC Southeast environmental engineer. “The contract will provide technical expertise in meeting hazardous waste, pollution prevention, and Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act regulatory requirements.”
The work will be performed at various Navy, Marine Corps and other government facilities within the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southeast area of responsibility including approximately 50 percent in Texas, and 25 percent each in Louisiana and Mississippi.
The contract will facilitate support for environmental program management including Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) requirements; hazardous waste; solid waste; regulated medical waste; pollution prevention; polychlorinated biphenyls; asbestos-containing materials; lead-based paint; unexploded ordnance and the operational range program; low level radioactive waste; and other miscellaneous environmental programs.
The contract also includes providing assistance with preparing studies, permitting, planning, design work, specifications, reports, cost estimates and performance of all associated engineering services. Work for this contract is expected to be completed by July 2018.
The first task order, in the amount of $69,179, was awarded for Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act (EPCRA) reporting at Naval Construction Battalion Center, Gulfport, Miss. and Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans, La. Work for this task order is expected to be completed by July 2014.
“This contract is another example of NAVFAC’s commitment to maximize opportunities for Small Business,” said Nelson Smith, NAVFAC Southeast small business manager.
NAVFAC establishes target goals each year for Small Business, Small Disadvantaged Business, Historically Underutilized Business Zone Small Business, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, and Women-Owned Small Business categories.