ICF Consulting Awarded US$10 Million Contract to Support U.S. EPA Ozone Protection Initiatives
Firm Continues Quarter Century of Economic, Environmental Policy, and Other Analyses
Fairfax, Virginia, February 27, 2006 -
ICF Consulting has been awarded a five-year, $10 million mission support contract—Implementation of Programs for Stratospheric Ozone Protection—with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Air Programs Stratospheric Protection Division. This contract continues prime contractor support that ICF Consulting has provided to the division for more than 15 years.
"ICF Consulting is proud to have been selected for this work. We have supported EPA's stratospheric ozone protection programs for almost two decades, and our staff is professionally and personally committed to reducing emissions of ozone-depleting chemicals," says Mark Wagner, an ICF Consulting senior vice president.
ICF Consulting supports the division in the following sectors:
- refrigeration and air-conditioning
- foam systems
- medical sterilization
- fire and explosion protection
- agricultural fumigation
- jet aircraft
- destruction and transformation
In these sectors, ICF Consulting will provide the following services:
- policy and program analysis and development
- environmental analysis
- health and safety analysis
- technical, economic, and market feasibility analysis
- regulatory analysis and support
- modeling and computer systems development
- communications and outreach
The Stratospheric Protection Division is responsible for implementing programs to protect the ozone layer, including requirements under the Montreal Protocol and Title VI of the Clean Air Act. The division manages EPA's review of substitutes for ozone-depleting substances, and develops and implements voluntary programs that reduce emissions of high global warming potential gases. It also oversees and coordinates international technology transfer and infrastructure building programs related to ozone layer protection and climate change, and ensures reliable development of EPA's Sun Safety efforts. To learn more about the EPA's Stratospheric Protection Division, visit its Web site at http://www.epa.gov/ozone/desc.html.
About ICF International
ICF International (Nasdaq: ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver consulting services and technology solutions in the energy, environment, transportation, social programs, defense, and homeland security markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program life cycle, from analysis and design through implementation and improvement. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 1,800 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF’s Web site is http://www.icfi.com.