Normandeau Associates, Inc. Awarded Hydroacoustics Studies by the New York Power Authority

Bedford, New Hampshire – September 17, 2008 – Normandeau Associates has been awarded a contract by the New York Power Authority (NYPA). Under this contract Normandeau Associates will evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of a high-frequency acoustic barrier for guiding juvenile blueback herring through bypass routes at the Crescent Hydroelectric Project during their migration down the Mohawk River, New York. Normandeau Associates will lead the hydroacoustic studies of Juvenile Blueback Herring using fixed-location and mobile hydroacoustic surveys, as well as Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP) technology.

About Normandeau Associates, Inc.

Normandeau Associates, Inc., in business for over 35 years, is an employee-owned company known throughout the U.S. for its technical excellence and outstanding client service. Normandeau Associates specializes in natural resource management, water quality monitoring and modeling, dredge monitoring, habitat restoration, environmental monitoring, and public involvement and community outreach. Normandeau Associates provides services across several market sectors including transportation, ports and waterways, hydropower, gas transmission, energy, NGO’s, Federal, state and municipal. Normandeau Associates was founded in 1970 as a privately owned company. In July 2000, the company became employee-owned. Company management believes that employee ownership will further enhance technical excellence and ability to solve client environmental problems effectively and efficiently. Our professional team works closely with clients, regulators and communities to seek solutions that enhance economic development, meet regulatory requirements, actively involve stakeholders, and protect and restore our natural resources and water quality. For more information about Normandeau Associates, Inc. visit our website at