DALLAS, May 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs (NYSE:J) was selected by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to provide Research Laboratory Support (RLS) for the EPA Office of Research and Development at Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. With a maximum potential award to Jacobs of $100 million over a five-year base period, the contract went into effect April 1, 2020.
Jacobs has successfully supported the EPA on the RLS contract since 2015 and will continue to deliver sustainable solutions in demanding and frequently changing environments. With the award of this EPA RLS follow-on contract, Jacobs will continue to provide technical, analytical, research and development and logistical technology support to help the EPA in its mission to protect human and environmental health.
"This work aligns with Jacobs' focus on creating a more sustainable world, and we are pleased to have again been selected by the EPA to provide scientific research assistance in support of their vital mission," said Jacobs Critical Mission Solutions Senior Vice President Steve Arnette. "We look forward to continuing our support to the EPA in evaluating technologies needed to provide clean air and water, and to identify, mitigate and remediate environmental threats in the U.S. and around the world."
Jacobs will provide support in alignment with the agency's research priorities, including decontamination and repercussion management of hazardous contaminations of buildings and outdoor areas; atmospheric sciences and human exposure; air quality simulation modeling; and development and validation of measurement methods, source emission characterizations, and data collection and reporting requirements.
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