ICF International’s James P. Lewis Appointed to Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee
LNG Expert to Advise Coast Guard on Marine Transport of Hazardous Materials
Houston, Texas, August 29, 2007 -
ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) is pleased to announce that James P. Lewis, a vice president and liquid natural gas (LNG) expert, was appointed to the Chemical Transportation Advisory Committee by U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff. Mr. Lewis will contribute expertise on safety and security issues to the committee during his term that ends December 31, 2009.
The committee, sponsored by the U.S. Coast Guard, includes 25 members who provide advice and consultation to the Coast Guard's Marine Safety and Environmental Protection Directorate on water transportation of hazardous materials in bulk.
“ICF is proud of Jim’s visionary work to assure safety and quality in the transportation of liquefied natural gas and other hazardous materials,” said Jimmy Glotfelty, managing director of the company's operations in Houston. “Safety and quality assurance in LNG transport continues to be a pressing issue for many of our clients, and ICF is honored to collaborate with the U.S. Coast Guard to further security in this critical area.”
Mr. Lewis has more than 50 years of experience in the industry, including natural gas, LNG, liquefied petroleum gas, and petroleum facilities, as well as thermal and nuclear projects. His primary focus is on project development, process engineering and instrumentation, cryogenic technology, economics, safety, accident investigation, litigation support, regulatory compliance, testing, quality assurance and personnel training. Mr. Lewis has served on several codes, standards, and industry facilities committees, including those for LNG and supplemental fuels.
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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