Ecology and Environment Inc. Awarded Hudson River Contract

Lancaster, N.Y. -- Ecology and Environment (E&E) Inc. has received a five-year, $20 million contract from the Kansas City District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to support hazardous, toxic and radioactive waste cleanup programs in the Washington, D.C.-based U.S. Environmental Agency (EPA) Regions 2 and 7.

The contract includes managing the $500 million cleanup of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) in New York’s Upper Hudson River. Currently, the river has approximately 2.65 million cubic yards of PCB-contaminated sediments along a 40-mile stretch from Hudson Falls, N.Y., to north of Troy, N.Y.