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Notices for October 9-15, 2017

This update contains summaries of procurement notices issued between October 9-15, 2017 that pertain to hazardous waste, investigation and cleanup of environmental contamination, and related environmental topics. However, it does not necessarily contain EVERY notice on these topics.

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SOL: W912DY-16-R-0077
DUE: 102317
POC: Gosia M. Thompson, Contract Specialist, Gosia.M.Thompson@usace.army.mil, 256-895-1133; Althea Ruldolph, Contracting Officer, Althea.R.Rudolph@usace.army.mil, 256-895-1657.
WEB: FBO.gov Permalink at https://www.fbo.gov/spg/USA/COE/DACA87/W912DY-16-R-0077/listing.html
NAICS: 562910. Small business firms interested in the MEGA-restricted contracts are invited to attend a Virtual Industry Day that will allow the Government to provide valuable information relevant to this opportunity. The agenda will consist of an overview of the scope of work, planned acquisition strategy, tips and best practices for small business, and a Question and Answer session. This online event will take place from 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM Central Time on October 24, 2017. ** Pre-registration is required via Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mega-restricted-industry-day-tickets-38636728495 ** REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE ON OCTOBER 23 OR WHEN CAPACITY HAS BEEN REACHED, whichever comes first. The MEGA-restricted solicitation has been posted on FBO at https://www.fbo.gov/?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=92725767b61c6a3f18709b8d8d62a493&tab=core&_cview=1. Proposals are due November 30, 2017. To derive the greatest benefit from the Industry Day, please read the entire solicitation beforehand.
CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=1823bce471cf8452a7f8b8e8dd2a40a9&tab=core&_cview=0
Posted: 10/13/17
SPONSOR: Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, USACE HNC, Huntsville, AL.
PUBLICATION DATE: October 15, 2017

DUE: 102417
POC: Jennifer Ko, Contract Specialist, jennifer.i.ko@usace.army.mil, (808) 835-4378; Curtis C. Chang, Branch Chief, Curtis.C.Chang@usace.army.mil, (808) 835-4376.
WEB: FBO.gov Permalink at https://www.fbo.gov/spg/USA/COE/DACA83/W9128A-15-Z-0003/listing.html
NAICS: 562910. This announcement is a sources-sought notice and is for informational purposes only. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District, requests statements of interest from small business, 8(a), service-disabled veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB), veteran-owned small business (VOSB), HUBZone, and woman-owned firms interested in providing services under an IDIQ service contract for Munitions & Explosives of Concern (MEC) Response Actions, Former Waikoloa Maneuver Area and Honolulu District Area of Responsibility, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District. The program capacity will be $60M for IDIQ services over a 3-year period. The contract includes services to safely locate, identify, recover, evaluate, manage, and make final disposition of MEC at the Formerly Used Defense Site (FUDS) Waikoloa Maneuver Area, Island of Hawaii, Hawaii. This acquisition encourages integrated approaches to perform MEC responses including analog and digital (geophysical mapping, geographic information system (GIS)) management and recording, anomaly discrimination, time-critical and non-time critical removal actions, emergency removal responses, cleanup of range residue, and disposal and management of MEC or other constituents related to MEC. A primary emphasis will be placed on assisting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in compliance with environmental laws and regulations. STATEMENTS OF INTEREST AND CAPABILITY MUST BE RECEIVED BY OR BEFORE 2:00 PM HAWAIIAN TIME ON OCTOBER 24, 2017, via email. Responses to this sources sought announcement will be used by the Government to make appropriate acquisition decisions. No solicitation is currently available.
CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/?s=opportunity&mode=form&tab=core&id=f30c6e113a5ac84726b8238afac3139a&_cview=0
Posted: 10/11/17
SPONSOR: Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, USACE District, Honolulu.
PUBLICATION DATE: October 13, 2017

SOL: 36C24818Q0012
DUE: 102417
POC: Hector Lopez-Burgos, hector.lopez-burgos@va.gov.
WEB: FBO.gov Permalink at https://www.fbo.gov/spg/VA/SJVAMC672/SJVAMC672/36C24818Q0012/listing.html
NAICS: 562211. THIS ACQUISITION IS SET ASIDE FOR SMALL BUSINESS. This solicitation includes FAR 52.219-4 Notice of Price Evaluation Preference for HubZone Small Business Concerns. Accordingly, any contract resulting from this solicitation will include this clause. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation for this action. Quotes are being requested, and a written solicitation will not be issued. The contract period is from the date of the award to September 30, 2018. The VA Caribbean Healthcare System (VACHS) requires the removal of concrete slab contaminated with silver nitrate, disposal of contaminated concrete slab and debris, confirmatory sampling, and site closure for a site at San Juan Medical Center. Concrete slab area was previously used as a secondary containment area of the silver recovery solution holding tank from dental x-ray processing activities. The concrete slab, approximately 30' x 20', is in the Sub-Basement Floor of Main Building No. 1. All contaminated concrete must be removed and placed in a container (55 gallon drums) for waste disposal. QUOTES MUST BE RECEIVED BY OR BEFORE 9:00 AM ET ON OCTOBER 24, 2017. For additional information, contact Ms. Luz A. Muriel-Diaz at 787-641-7582 ext. 10369, Fax: 787-641-9363 or luz.muriel-diaz@va.gov.
CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=be61fb469abf84cda15d881601a9788b&tab=core&_cview=1
Posted: 10/12/17
SPONSOR: Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Caribbean Health Care System, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
PUBLICATION DATE: October 14, 2017

SOL: W91238-18-S-0001
DUE: 102517
POC: Robert S. Garcia, Robert.S.garcia2@usace.army.mil, 916-557-7229.
WEB: FBO.gov Permalink at https://www.fbo.gov/spg/USA/COE/DACA05/W91238-18-S-0001/listing.html
NAICS: 562910. This is a sources sought notice issued as Market Research. The contractor shall provide all labor, equipment,materials supplies, transportation, and supervision to perform and inspect refuese collection and disposal services at Eastman Lake. Buchanan Dam and H.V. Eastman Lake is located along the Chowchilla River, approximately 25 miles northeast of Chowchilla at 32175 Road 29, Raymond, CA 93653. The Base Year of this contract shall be December 16, 2017 to December 15, 2018, with four option periods: Option Year 1: 12/16/18 - 12/15/19. Option Year 2: 12/16/19 - 12/15/20. Option Year 3: 12/16/20 - 12/15/21. Option Year 4: 12/16/21 - 12/15/22. Interested small business concerns are invited to respond with an email with size status to enable the Sacramento District to determine whether or not the requirement is to be restricted to small business participation.
CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=9b2bf7710699e7e8d4a6b9b055f2c0ce&tab=core&_cview=0
Posted: 10/13/17
SPONSOR: Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, USACE District, Sacramento, CA.
PUBLICATION DATE: October 15, 2017

SOL: FA8214-18-R-MMRT
DUE: 102617
POC: Dan F. Scheer, Contract Specialist, dan.scheer@us.af.mil, 801-586-0039; Peggy Lynn Japngie Lizotte, Procurement Contracting Officer, peggy.japngie_lizotte.1@us.af.mil, 801-775-2280.
WEB: FBO.gov Permalink at https://www.fbo.gov/spg/USAF/AFMC/OOALC/FA8214-18-R-MMRT/listing.html
NAICS: 562211. The purpose of this sources-sought synopsis is to conduct market research to determine if responsible sources exist, to assist in determining if this effort can be competitive and/or a total small business set-aside. The Air Force (AF) will use this information to determine the best acquisition strategy for this procurement. The proposed NAICS code is 562211, which has a corresponding size standard of $38.5M. The AF is interested in all small businesses, including 8(a), service-disabled veteran-owned, HUBZone, and woman-owned small business concerns. The Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center is responsible for operation and sustainment of Minuteman III (MMIII) Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) as well as some parts of the Rocket Systems Launch Program (RSLP). It fulfills this multi-faceted mission using facilities throughout the United States. When incidents arise in the transportation of vehicles and loads including liquid and solid rocket motors, the associated hazardous waste and other hazardous materials common to vehicle accidents needs immediate response. The AF requires a rapid response and assistance if an ICBM liquid or solid rocket motor incident occurs. This response and assistance requires a competent team (referred to as the Missile Mishap Response Team (MMRT)) responsible for (a) vehicle recovery and (b) containment, cleanup, remediation, transportation, and disposal of all hazardous waste (Explosive Classification Class 1.3; solid propellants; monomethyl hydrazine nitrogen tetroxide (MMH); and diesel fuel/vehicle fluids) generated during real-world mishaps whenever or wherever assets are stored, tested, and deployed. Contractor is to provide support at locations and points between Utah, Wyoming, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, California, Idaho, Nebraska, Colorado, New Mexico, Alaska, Virginia, Florida, Oregon, Tennessee, and Hawaii. (NOTE: Recovery operations at Kodiak Island, AK, Kennedy Space Center, FL, Wallops Island, VA, and the Pacific Missile Range Facility, Hawaii are deemed highly unlikely but remain possible response areas). As it is important to perform these services in a timely and competent manner, the AF requires the MMRT to complete up to four exercises per year that simulate real-world mishaps. During real-world incidents or exercises, the AF requires a positive communication link between the MMRT and appropriate parties, including the AFNWC program office. The contractor must be able to recover/transport/dispose of (and do so properly) up to 150,000 lbs of 1.3 explosive materials; 15,000 lbs of 1.1 hazardous materials; and up to 300 gallons of diesel fuel using rotator type crane/wrecker. The contractor must be able to recover vehicles of a size up to a commercial diesel truck. Interested, responsible, and capable sources may identify their interest by providing a white paper capability statement (10-page limit) with sufficient information to substantiate that respondents have all of the capabilities listed as requirements in the FedBizOpps notice. RESPONSES MUST BE RECEIVED BY OR BEFORE 4:00 PM MT ON OCTOBER 26, 2017.
CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=8ac88063ede8f484c405a9257429b4d2&tab=core&_cview=0
Posted: 10/12/17
SPONSOR: Department of the Air Force, Air Force Materiel Command, AFLCMC / AFSC / AFNWC - Hill AFB, Utah.
PUBLICATION DATE: October 14, 2017

SOL: 6777-PZ
DUE: 111517
POC: Julie Hendricks, Contract Administrator, julie.hendricks@lm.doe.gov, 970-248-6684, Fax: 970-248-6040; Rex D. Sellers, Contracts Lead, Rex.Sellers@lm.doe.gov, 970-248-6614.
WEB: FBO.gov Permalink at https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DOE/SNJV/NNSANV/6777-PZ/listing.html
NAICS: 541330. A mandatory virtual site briefing will be conducted on Wednesday, October 18, 2017. An addendum will be issued with the contact information and time for the briefing. A PowerPoint presentation and an electronic meeting room will be available to follow along during the briefing. Interested firms shall RSVP to the Julie Hendricks, Contract Administrator with all the names of the attendees on the call. PROPOSALS MUST BE RECEIVED BY OR BEFORE 4:30 PM MT ON NOVEMBER 15, 2017. This solicitation is intended to procure engineering design services and construction support for repair and modification of engineered caps at the U.S. DOE mud pit sites on Amchitka Island, Alaska. These services shall be provided by an Engineer registered in the state of Alaska. The mud pit caps addressed by this solicitation are the result of drilling performed in support of three underground nuclear tests conducted on Amchitka during the late 1960s and early 1970s by DoD and the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission (predecessor agency to DOE). Long Shot (approximately 80 kilotons) was detonated on October 29, 1965. Milrow (approximately 1,000 kilotons) was detonated on October 2, 1969. Cannikin (less than 5 megatons) was detonated on November 6, 1971. In addition to these three sites, drilling was performed at three other sites (D, E, and F) where nuclear testing was considered but not performed. The composition of the drilling mud used at Amchitka included 91-93% freshwater, 6-8% oil, and other additives, including cement, bentonite, diesel fuel, paper, chrome lignosulfonate, chrome lignite, and sodium bicarbonate. The drilling mud was stored near the drill sites, in unlined bermed pits excavated to hold large quantities of drilling fluid produced from drilling the boreholes. Drilling was not performed at the Rifle Range site but drilling muds from the Milrow borehole were relocated to, placed, and capped there. The seven mud pit release sites were remediated in 2001 by constructing 7 engineered caps over a total of 12 mud pits. During remediation, each mud pit was stabilized by removing standing water and mixing solidification soils into the drilling mud. Once the drilling mud was stabilized, a geosynthetic cap constructed of soil layers and a 30-mil (0.003-inch-thick) geomembrane cover was installed. All mud pit caps were revegetated using a seed mat product, North American Green SC150. The SC150 mat consisted of a control blanket manufactured with a built-in USFWS-approved seed mix. Drainage ditches and energy dissipaters were installed around the capped areas to buffer the spread of water runoff from the cap.
CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=4027d8e620ff391d35208a02bbaf2d6a&tab=core&_cview=0
Posted: 10/10/17
SPONSOR: Department of Energy, Navarro Research and Engineering Inc., North Las Vegas, Nevada.
PUBLICATION DATE: October 12, 2017

SOL: SPE60118R0301
POC: Barbara M Peterson, Contracting Officer, barbara.peterson@dla.mil, 210-925-2543; Patricia A. Bocock, Contracting Officer, patricia.bocock@dla.mil, 210-925-4845.
WEB: FBO.gov Permalink at https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DLA/J3/DESC-MK/SPE60118R0301/listing.html
NAICS: 562211. The Defense Logistics Agency, Aerospace Energy intends to solicit on a COMPETITIVE 100% SMALL BUSINESS SET-ASIDE BASIS for the hazardous material disposal of approximately 25,000 pounds of monomethylhydrazine (MMH), 88,000 pounds of unsymmetrical-dimethylhydrazine (UDMH), and 2,500 pounds of aerozinehydrazine 50, (Aerozine 50, or A-50). Aerospace Energy has had these products in storage for several years; they are now off-specification and no longer suitable to sell to its customers or are excess and no longer needed. DLA Disposition Services will not accept hydrazine, a hazardous material, for disposal. The recommended methods of destruction for hydrazine are liquid injection incineration, fluidized bed incineration, or chemical neutralization. To accomplish this requirement, the estimated period of performance is approximately six months, from December 1, 2017, to May 30, 2018. More disposal time can be allotted, if needed; however, all products for disposal must be removed from DLA Energy's hydrazine contractor's site by March 31, 2018. The Government intends to award up to three firm-fixed-price contracts using FAR Part 12. THE SOLICITATION WILL BE ISSUED ON OR ABOUT OCTOBER 16, 2017, on FedBizOpps.
CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=ec44abedba5f0f3ec17b8517eb12c050&tab=core&_cview=0
Posted: 10/13/17
SPONSOR: Defense Logistics Agency, San Antonio, Texas.
PUBLICATION DATE: October 15, 2017

POC: Andrew J. Lloyd, Contracting Officer, lloydaj@state.gov; Grayson E. Cochran, Contract Specialist, cochrange@state.gov.
WEB: FBO.gov Permalink at https://www.fbo.gov/spg/State/A-LM-AQM/A-LM-AQM/SAQMMA17R0594/listing.html
NAICS: 562910. This notice is being transmitted in accordance with FAR Subpart 5.2 and will account for the 15 day pre-solicitation issuance requirement. The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement is seeking a qualified Contractor to provide worldwide weapons destruction support services. For this requirement, the Contractor will be required to undertake high-visibility, hazardous, highly technical work worldwide in response to Department priorities. Draft Statements of Work for the upcoming Base IDIQ RFP; the Iraq Support Task Order; the Laos Support Task Order; and the Bosnia Support Task Order are provided as attachments to the FedBizOpps notice. Interested offerors should note that changes will be made to each SOW between now and when the final RFP is posted. THIS ACQUISITION WILL UTILIZE FULL AND OPEN COMPETITION (i.e., unrestricted). The Department anticipates making a single award as a result of this competition. THE DEPARTMENT ANTICIPATES POSTING THE FINAL RFP ON/AROUND OCTOBER 25, 2017.
CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=16aea1d6355ee9441a3b3ecb95d44d07&tab=core&_cview=0
Posted: 10/12/17
SPONSOR: Department of State, Office of Acquisitions, Arlington, VA.
PUBLICATION DATE: October 14, 2017

SOL: 00036
POC: Ann McLeod, Director of Meetings, Marketing & Business Development, amcleod@same.org, 703-549-3800 x150.
WEB: FBO.gov Permalink at https://www.fbo.gov/spg/VA/VA00SB/VACO10100SB/00036/listing.html
NAICS: Multiple. The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) provides its more than 30,000 members with extensive opportunities for training, education, and professional development through a robust offering of conferences, workshops, networking events, and publications. The SAME Federal Small Business Conference for the Architecture, Engineering and Construction Industry (SBC) is an annual event where the public and private sectors come together to help federal agencies succeed with their small business missions and market research; help small businesses grow their presence and success in the public sector marketplace; and allow large businesses to engage with the best subcontracting and teaming partners to execute federal work. Around 2,500 attendees are expected at the 2017 SBC, which will be held November 15-17, 2017, at the David L Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Pre-conference courses and training are available on November 14. FOR DETAILS AND REGISTRATION VISIT HTTP://WWW.SAMESBC.ORG. Interested parties do not need to be a SAME member to attend this conference. The Veteran's Administration has participated in the SBC since 2015 by providing speakers and business opportunity briefings at the conference. Among the numerous NAICS codes listed for this conference are 541620 (Environmental Consulting Services), 541690 (Other Scientific and Technical Consulting Services), 541712 [Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences (except Biotechnology)], 562211 (Hazardous Waste Treatment and Disposal), and 562910 (Remediation Services).
CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=04cbbf38c877fca7e43e1d343c660828&tab=core&_cview=0
Posted: 10/13/17
SPONSOR: Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization, Alexandria, VA.
PUBLICATION DATE: October 15, 2017