Ecology and Environment, Inc. Awarded $40-Million Navy Contract

BUFFALO, N.Y.- Ecology and Environment, Inc., (NASDAQ: EEI) today announced that it has been awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a ceiling of $40 Million  for environmental planning and engineering services by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), Atlantic.

The work to be assigned will include National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documentation in support of proposed infrastructure-related actions related to Aircraft Homebasing issues, and may also include tasks pertaining to new construction, renovation, and Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) actions and demolitions.

Work will be performed within NAVFAC’s Atlantic area of responsibility and the adjacent waters of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans – including the continental United States, the Caribbean, Europe, and North Africa – though tasks may be assigned anywhere in the world.  The contract has an initial term of one year, followed by four additional one year option periods, with an expected completion date of March 2015.

The documents to be prepared will include Categorical Exclusions (CATEX), Environmental Assessments (EA) and Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) under NEPA, as well as Environmental Reviews and Environmental Studies under Executive Order (EO) 12114. A variety of related studies and services may be required, such as:  Air Conformity Analyses; wetland delineation and mitigation plans; cultural resource surveys; threatened and endangered species surveys; water quality and storm water management studies; noise impact studies; community impact studies and public involvement strategies.

Company president and CEO Kevin Neumaier stated, “E&E; is proud of our record of past performance in Navy environmental planning programs.  We look forward to continuing to support Navy and Marine Corps efforts to integrate environmental stewardship with their vital mission of national defense.”

Ecology and Environment, Inc., has completed more than 45,000 projects in 84 countries for a wide variety of clients, providing in nearly every ecosystem on the planet.  E & E is listed on the NASDAQ under the symbol EEI and is located on the web at