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MACTEC WINS $5 MILLION, FIVE-YEAR CONTRACT FROM NATIONAL PARK SERVICE

ALPHARETTA, GA, Aug. 21, 2007 -- MACTEC Engineering & Consulting (MACTEC E&C) has been awarded a $5 million, five-year indefinite delivery Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) to provide environmental damage assessment and restoration services for the National Park Service (NPS). Bruce C. Coles, president of MACTEC E&C and chairman & CEO of MACTEC, Inc., the holding company (www.mactec.com) - made the announcement.

As part of this BPA, MACTEC will perform services at federal project sites located throughout the 48 contiguous United States, Alaska, Hawaii, and insular possessions and territories.

The National Park Service, part of the U.S. Department of the Interior, was established in 1916. NPS manages, conserves and protects park resources, now comprising 390 areas covering more than 84 million acres in 49 states, the District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

According to MACTEC Vice President Randy Knott, who will be supervising the program, the firm will be working closely with NPS' Environmental Response, Damage Assessment, and Restoration Branch of the Environmental Quality division, which is responsible for ensuring that damage assessment and restoration activities are implemented.

Under the BPA, MACTEC will provide expertise to defend NPS damage claims by applying scientific, technical, and economic methodologies to respond to a variety of project scopes. Potential tasks could include emergency situations (such as spill releases), quantifying injuries, determining resource values, calculating damages, and ensuring restoration.

Key services will include:

  • Site inspections
  • Field sampling
  • Laboratory and on-site analysis
  • Damage assessment, planning, and injury determination
  • Restoration planning
  • Emergency response actions
  • Restoration implementation
  • Cost estimating
  • Compilation of pertinent costs and or auditing of NPS costs related to an incident
  • Dun and Bradstreet searches
  • Individual asset searches
  • USEPA-approved Potential Responsible Party searches
  • Archiving/administrative record compilation support at specified NPS locations

MACTEC, based in Alpharetta, GA, is a $505 million engineering and environmental consulting, construction management, and infrastructure services firm with over 3,000 employees in over 90 offices nationwide.

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