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Environmental Chemical Corporation Awarded Major US Army Corps of Engineers' Environmental-Cleanup Contract.

BURLINGAME, Calif., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Army Corps of Engineers' (USACE) Tulsa District recently awarded Environmental Chemical Corporation (ECC) one of three five-year, small-business indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) Comprehensive Environmental Contracts (CECs). The combined values of projects under the small-business CECs could reach, but will not exceed, $60 million.

ECC will provide a wide range of environmental-remediation services to clean up a variety of hazardous, toxic, and radioactive wastes. Such services include remedial investigation, environmental analysis, ecosystem restoration, risk assessment, public-health evaluation, soil excavation and removal, operation and maintenance (O&M), homeland security, and emergency and/or time-critical repose, as well as investigation, avoidance, transportation, storage, and disposal of ordnance and explosives (OE).

Work will be performed within the military boundaries of the USACE's Southwestern Division -- which includes Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana -- as well as those geographic boundaries assigned to the division. These include areas currently owned or controlled by the federal government (either military or civilian agencies), formerly used defense sites (FUDs), formerly utilized sites remedial action program (FUSRAP) sites, and other locations where the USACE is authorized to respond.

ECC's President and CEO, Manjiv Vohra, is very pleased about winning this important contract, stating, "We look forward to continuing our business relationship with Tulsa District and its clients." Mr. Vohra emphasized the long and positive relationship that ECC has maintained as a prime contractor with various USACE districts and divisions performing work in the US, Germany, and Japan.

ECC has provided environmental-cleanup services to the USACE for more than 14 years, having served as prime contractor under 38 contracts totaling more than $403 million for 18 USACE districts.

ECC is a leading California-based environmental-remediation firm with offices worldwide, including Iraq, Kuwait, Germany, Japan, and Hawaii. Founded in 1985 and comprised of three divisions -- Environmental, O&M, and UXO -- ECC provides a complete range of services to protect public health and the environment. ECC serves a variety of government agencies, including the USACE, US Air Force, US Navy, and US Department of Energy, and is currently serving US Coalition forces in Iraq and surrounding regions in their reconstruction efforts.

For more information about ECC, please log on to our web site:

CONTACT: Robert MacDonald, Vice President of Federal Programs of Environmental Chemical Corporation, +1-650-347-1555, or fax, +1-650-347-4571, or

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