Oct
2
2007

ICF International Awarded DHS Contract Valued Up to $15 Million for New Agency Program

Firm to Help Implement Congressionally Mandated Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards

 

 

Fairfax, Virginia, October 2, 2007 -

ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) announced it won a new contract with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to assist the agency in the implementation of the new Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards. The contract, valued up to US$15 million, has a base period of one year with four option years. The first year is funded at $2.8 million.

Mandated by Congress, DHS issued the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards earlier this year for any facility that manufactures, uses, stores, or distributes certain chemicals above a specified quantity. These facilities fall mainly into one of three categories: chemical manufacturing, storage, and distribution facilities; petroleum refineries; and liquefied natural gas storage facilities. ICF will provide support in the areas of program/project management, communications management, acquisition management, administration, business and enterprise planning, and operation and maintenance of program tools and tracking systems in support of the implementation of the new standards.

“ICF International has the depth and expertise to support the DHS mission of enhancing critical infrastructure protection, specifically with chemical facilities around the country,” said Lisa Bendixen, an ICF vice president and expert in emergency management and homeland security. “We are pleased to expand our relationship with the Department of Homeland Security to include this new and important scope of work.”

 

 

About ICF International

ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver consulting services and technology solutions in the energy, climate change, environment, transportation, social programs, health, defense, and emergency management 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 2,500 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF’s Web site is www.icfi.com.

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