ICF International Awarded EPA Contract Valued Up to $37 Million

July 23, 2007 at 7:01 AM EDT
Firm to Support Agency Efforts to Assess and Address Global Climate Change
FAIRFAX, Va., Jul 23, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) today announced it won a new Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contract with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) valued up to US$37 million over five years. Under the multiple-award contract, ICF will provide technical and outreach support services to the EPA for domestic and global climate change initiatives. This contract replaces two smaller ICF contracts. The capacity of this contract is nearly double the amount of the work done under the prior contracts. The company was awarded the contract vehicle through its subsidiary, ICF Incorporated, LLC.

"Interest in climate change has soared recently in the United States, and we expect EPA's policies and programs to expand and evolve rapidly over the next five years," said Randall Freed, an ICF senior vice president and climate change expert. "With increased interest in controlling the emissions of greenhouse gases, ICF International is poised to help EPA tackle this global challenge by offering expertise in the deployment of clean technologies across all sources and sinks of these gases."

"U.S. involvement with international programs will become increasingly important, and we can offer lessons for domestic policy that we've learned through our project work for clients in Europe, Canada, and other countries that have developed climate change policies," said Diana Pape, an ICF vice president and expert in greenhouse gas mitigation.

ICF has supported the EPA on climate change issues continuously since 1981. In addition to this contract, the firm holds five other large prime contracts with the agency on the full range of climate change issues. Additionally, the firm has more than 230 staff working on these issues in support of the following clients:

  • National governments in more than 50 countries, including the United States, United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada, Russia, and Ukraine;
  • Financial institutions in the United States and Europe, as well as development banks;
  • Leading companies, including more than 60 of the Financial Times' FT Global 500 and low-carbon technology suppliers.

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

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