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Notices for September 19-25, 2016

This update contains summaries of procurement notices issued between September 19-25, 2016 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: SOL-HQ-14-00023
DUE: 110416
POC: Evelyn Stanley, 202-564-2648, Stanley.Evelyn@epa.gov.
NAICS: 562910. The official solicitation for EPA's Remediation Environmental Services (RES) acquisition was posted September 16, 2016, on FedConnect. Questions regarding the solicitation are due by October 5, at 4:30 PM ET. Proposals are due by 4:30 PM ET on November 4, 2016. To view the solicitation and accompanying attachments, go to FedConnect at https://www.fedconnect.net/FedConnect/?doc=SOL-HQ-14-00023&agency=EPA [Note: It might be necessary to copy and paste the URL into your browser for direct access.]. Under Documentation, the folder containing the solicitation files (SOL-HQ-14-00023 and attachments 1-8 and 10-11) follows the Pre-Solicitation folder. Be advised that the folder that immediately follows, labeled Amendment 1, contains attachments 9 and 12. Attachment 1--RES Performance Work Statement--describes the five functional (task) areas: 1. General Requirements; 2. Field Work and Analytical Support; 3. Remedial Action or Removal Action Implementation; 4. EPA-lead Remedy Operation including Long Term Response Action; and 5. Engineering Support. The General Requirements section calls for attention to Greener Cleanups and Climate Change Considerations; Clean Diesel Requirements; and Renewable Energy Considerations, among other requirements. See also the file labeled RES Questions and Answers, provided in response to contractor questions about the RES Draft Solicitation. The point of contact for this solicitation is Evelyn Stanley at Stanley.Evelyn@epa.gov.
CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=9ebaa53f62384c421ce41d464c890e51&tab=core&_cview=1
Posted: 09/16/17
SPONSOR: US Environmental Protection Agency, William Jefferson Clinton Building, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Mail Code: 3805R, Washington DC 20460
PUBLICATION DATE: September 18, 2016

SOL: RFQ-RT-16-00101
DUE: 100516
POC: Heather Pinney, Contract Specialist, Pinney.Heather@epa.gov.
NAICS: 541330. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency intends to compete, ON A FULL AND OPEN BASIS, a firm-fixed-price purchase order under Simplified Acquisition Procedures for the development and evaluation of a prototype non-commercial inert artifact-free filter medium for the collection of atmospheric organic aerosols found in outdoor and indoor environments in accordance with the Statement of Work. The requirement also includes the delivery of 1000 filters upon the successful development of the filter prototype. This requirement supports EPA's Office of Research and Development, National Exposure Research Laboratory, Exposure Methods & Measurements Division, Sensing & Spatial Analysis Branch, which is located in Las Vegas, Nevada. It is anticipated that a Cooperative Research & Development Agreement (CRADA) to commercialize the finished filter will follow the awarded purchase order. Preference for the CRADA cooperator may be given to the contractor awarded this purchase order. An option to grant the CRADA cooperator an exclusive license may follow the CRADA. Deatils of the requirement are posted on FedConnect at https://www.fedconnect.net/FedConnect/?doc=RFQ-RT-16-00101&agency=EPA [Note: It might be necessary to copy and paste the URL into your browser for direct access.]. This notice will be posted for a period of 15 calendar days. All interested parties who believe they can provide the required supply in accordance with the stated specifications should submit a quote via FedConnect by October 5, 2016.
CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=f1f9a4c4d15fa7efad02f2df30947f79&tab=core&_cview=0
Posted: 09/21/16
SPONSOR: US Environmental Protection Agency, 109 T.W. Alexander Drive, Mail Code: AA005, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
PUBLICATION DATE: September 23, 2016

SOL: W91238-16-S-0067
DUE: 100716
POC: Donald C Sumner, donald.sumner@usace.army.mil, 916-557-6752; Robert Meekie, Robert.L.Meekie@usace.army.mil.
WEB: FBO.gov Permalink at https://www.fbo.gov/spg/USA/COE/DACA05/W91238-16-S-0067/listing.html
NAICS: 541620. This announcement is a sources sought notice for market research only to determine the availability of firms to support collection of data and documentation of Superfund support work in EPA Region 9 and cooperating jurisdictions. No award will be made from this sources sought, and no solicitation, specifications, or drawings are available at this time. Potential offerors having the skill and capabilities necessary to perform the described project are invited to provide feedback via email. All responses will be used to determine the appropriate acquisition strategy for a potential future acquisition, currently planned as a set-aside for a woman-owned small business under NAICS code 541620. RELEASE OF THE RFP IS ANTICIPATED ON OR AFTER OCTOBER 26, 2016. The duration of the project is 5 years (1 year Base plus 4 option years). These IDIQ environmental services contracts will provide the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers the capabilities of supporting oversight of and potential execution of remedial activities on dry western mine sites in the area of responsibility of U.S. EPA Region 9. Remedial activities will typically conclude after the Record of Decision is developed and signed. On rare occasions the services will continue to be required to assist with responses by the National Resource Trustees and the Natural Resource Damage Assessment. Emphasis is placed on use and consistency of professional and technical judgment, and experience in providing expert witness support is required. Specific requirements will be included in individual task orders. Appropriate deliverables associated with each of these activities shall be prepared and submitted to the Contracting Officer or Contracting Officers Representative for approval as required. Qualified contractors shall have experience with CERCLA and the NCP as it pertains to dry western states mining and experience with support to responsible parties for EPA. The work must be accomplished by qualified and experienced professionals. INTERESTED CONTRACTORS SHOULD NOTIFY THIS OFFICE OF THEIR CAPABILITIES BY OR BEFORE 4:00 PM PT ON OCTOBER 7, 2016, in writing, preferably by email.
CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=3b0ef6d1d4fd17abd74c0cc5e594764b&tab=core&_cview=0
Posted: 09/22/16
SPONSOR: Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, USACE District, Sacramento.
PUBLICATION DATE: September 24, 2016

SOL: W9113M-17-R-0001
DUE: 100716
POC: Jessica N. Ely, Contracting Officer, jessica.n.ely3.civ@mail.mil, 256-955-5974.
WEB: FBO.gov Permalink at https://www.fbo.gov/notices/441ae85e465039b518e2f20f5715adb9
NAICS: 562910. The Government is issuing this special notice as a means of collecting feedback from industry on the DRAFT Scope of Work, RFP Section L and M, and related attachments for the Environmental Planning, Compliance, and Remediation Technical Services (EPCARTS) procurement. THE EPCARTS PROCUREMENT IS ANTICIPATED TO BE A COMPETITIVE 8(A) SET-ASIDE resulting in a single-award IDIQ contract. The anticipated period of performance is a 5-year ordering period (3-year base and two one-year options). The estimated contract ceiling is $48.5M. THE CURRENT ANTICIPATED RFP RELEASE DATE IS NOVEMBER 1, 2016, with an award date of June 7, 2017. These dates are just an estimate and are subject to change at any time. You may submit feedback regarding the documents attached at FedBizopps to Jessica.n.ely3.civ@mail.mil. Subject line must read "EPCARTS Industry Feedback." FEEDBACK MUST BE RECEIVED BEFORE 5:00 PM CT ON OCTOBER 7, 2016. Feedback will not be regarded as Q&As and the Government may or may not provide a response. Please be advised that the information is provided for information purposes only; this notice is NOT a request for proposal.
CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=441ae85e465039b518e2f20f5715adb9&tab=core&_cview=0
Posted: 09/24/16
SPONSOR: Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command, Missile Defense Agency, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama 35898
PUBLICATION DATE: September 26, 2016

DUE: 101116
POC: Carol Ward, carol.ward@em.doe.gov.
WEB: FBO.gov Permalink at https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DOE/PAM/HQ/EM_BIZ_OPPS_FORUM_10-2016/listing.html
NAICS: 562910. The next DOE Office of Environmental Management (EM) Business Opportunities Forum will be held in conjunction with the Energy, Technology and Environmental Business Association's (ETEBA's) annual Business Opportunities Conference in Knoxville, Tennessee, at the Knoxville Convention Center on October 11-13, 2016. The overall focus of the ETEBA conference is to provide updates on upcoming procurement opportunities within DOE, NASA, National Nuclear Security Administration, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the commercial nuclear sector. The conference prospectus, agendas, extracurricular events, sponsorship, and registration information can be found on links in the conference agenda at https://eteba.org/wp-content/uploads/Preliminary-Agenda-8.12.16.pdf. EM's Business Opportunity Forum will take place during the conference on Thursday afternoon, October 13, from 3:30 to 5:30 PM at the Knoxville Convention Center in rooms 301ABC. There is no registration fee for this event, but participants not registered for the ETEBA conference will not be allowed access to the other conference presentations or activities. Registration is required to attend the free EM Business Opportunities Forum. TO REGISTER FOR THE BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES FORUM, PROVIDE YOUR NAME, TITLE, AND COMPANY NAME TO CAROL.WARD@EM.DOE.GOV BY OCTOBER 11, 2016. DOE will be offering WebEx capability for those not attending the ETEBA annual Business Opportunities Conference or the EM forum. Information on connecting via the web will be sent out prior to the forum. Preregistration for the WebEx connection is recommended for timely receipt of the connection information.
CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=45537a27c33ffa6affe004981330ee79&tab=core&_cview=0
Posted: 09/23/16
SPONSOR: Department of Energy, Washington, DC.
PUBLICATION DATE: September 25, 2016

SOL: W912EF-16-R-0020
DUE: 110116
POC: Elaine Vandiver, Contract Specialist, elaine.m.vandiver@usace.army.mil, 509-527-7221.
WEB: FBO.gov Permalink at https://www.fbo.gov/spg/USA/COE/DACA68/W912EF-16-R-0020/listing.html -- SEE ALSO: SMALL BUSINESS at https://www.fbo.gov/spg/USA/COE/DACA68/W912EF-16-R-0009/listing.html and ADDITIONAL UNRESTRICTED at https://www.fbo.gov/spg/USA/COE/DACA68/W912EF-16-R-0008/listing.html
NAICS: 541330. This announcement is a REQUEST FOR SF 330 PACKAGES from interested firms capable of performing the described work. Firms will be selected for negotiation based on a demonstrated competence and qualifications for the required work, as specified in this announcement. This synopsis will facilitate the award of one IDIQ firm-fixed-price contract up to $45M for Cost Engineering Services. The contract durations will be up to five years starting from the award date (base year with 4 one-year options) under NAICS code 541330. THIS PROCUREMENT IS UNRESTRICTED. The contract awarded under this announcement will be administered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District. The cost engineering services are anticipated to be used primarily in support of DoD military projects and DOE for hazardous, toxic, and radiological waste (HTRW); National Nuclear Security Administration; and other agencies, customers or projects. The major objective and major products are to satisfy cost engineering product development, review, project controls and earned value management. This contract is intended to satisfy and support cost-related engineering services and needs across the federal government, both for standard cost efforts and requirements as well as non-standard, such as emergency recovery and response (CONUS and OCONUS). However, all task orders against these contracts shall be processed directly by US Army Corps of Engineers Contracting Officers. Cost engineering services under this contract include but are not limited to the following: project cost estimates, scheduling, risk analysis and project controls project review, quantity development, cost engineering, cost estimating (budget to bidding), project scheduling, risk analyses, critical analysis and earned value management processes (cost, schedule and risk performance measurement) analysis, change control (contract modifications, claims, negotiation and testimony support), preliminary designs and design review in support of project budget review and development, value engineering, program and project management in support of the cost engineering requirements and other cost engineering functions not specifically mentioned. The selected firm must have at least 30 in-house cost engineering resources, with professional registrations required where applicable, The firm's cost engineering specialist(s) and technical experts must be certified by industry-recognized professional organizations, such as AACE, ICEC, PCEA, or commensurate. Interested firms having the capabilities to perform the work must submit 4 hard copies of Standard Form 330, Architect-Engineer Qualifications, Parts I and II for the prime and all subcontractors, along with an electronic copy (CD-ROM). SF 330 PACKAGES MUST BE RECEIVED BY OR BEFORE 2:00 PM PT ON NOVEMBER 1, 2016. This is not a request for proposal and no other general notification will be made. Only timely SF 330s will be considered.
CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=7032cc107b5a6e7a9b5f926736e95322&tab=core&_cview=0
Posted: 09/15/16
SPONSOR: Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, USACE District, Walla Walla, WA.
PUBLICATION DATE: September 17, 2016

SOL: SP4520-17-R-0001
POC: Eva Benson, Contracting Officer, eva.benson@dla.mil, Phone: (+49)(0)6314112238.
WEB: FBO.gov Permalink at https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DLA/J3/DRMS-PHO/SP4520-17-R-0001/listing.html
NAICS: 562211. THE REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS IS EXPECTED TO BE ISSUED ON OR ABOUT OCTOBER 5, 2016. The intended contract covers non-personal services for inspection, packaging/repackaging, loading, unloading, containerization, removal, transportation, storage, recycling, reuse, recovery, treatment, and disposal of hazardous and regulated substances from US Military Installations in the states of Rhineland-Pfalz and Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany. Additional services include expedited removals, waste management services, receiving services, laboratory analysis, preparation of DD Form 1348-1, sampling & analysis for each waste stream and reports and forms, tank cleaning, labels and repackaging services. Infectious, controlled, and radioactive wastes, or mixtures of such wastes with hazardous waste, shall not be included under this contract. Waste disposed of under this contract may possibly be contaminated with one or more substances not specifically identified. The removal, transportation, storage, treatment and disposal of wastes offered under this contract are to be performed in accordance with German, European Union (EU), and international environmental, safety and health laws and regulations; international agreements governing the generation, storage, transportation and disposal/recycling of dangerous goods; and in conformance with industry standards that minimize risks to human health and the environment. These standards apply not only to the country in which the waste is generated, treated, and disposed of, but also any transit countries through which the waste is transported. The contractor shall comply with any changes or new requirements identified by the above regulating bodies that should be promulgated during the performance of the contract. Interested offerors are advised to monitor this site frequently, as the solicitation will be issued as soon as possible, with the closing date expected 30 days after issuance. The resultant contract will be an IDIQ-type contract, with award to a single firm. The resultant contract will have an 18-month base period, two 18-month option periods, and an additional option to extend services for up to six months. Performance under the resultant contract will be requested via issuance of written task orders. Selection of a firm for contract award is expected to be based on a combination of price and past performance.
CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=36629fe4addc110cdcb031ae98302a5a&tab=core&_cview=0
Posted: 09/21/16
SPONSOR: Defense Logistics Agency, Europe.
PUBLICATION DATE: September 23, 2016

SOL: W912DQ-17-R-3001
POC: Michael D. Dixon, Contracting Officer, michael.d.dixon@usace.army.mil, 816-389-3577; Kori Hames, Contract Specialist, Kori.A.Hames@usace.army.mil, 816-389-2037.
WEB: FBO.gov Permalink at https://www.fbo.gov/spg/USA/COE/DACA41/W912DQ-17-R-3001/listing.html
NAICS: 541330. The Northwestern Division (NWD) of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has a requirement to acquire Architect-Engineer Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste/Environmental Indefinite Delivery Contracts for execution of its environmental mission. This contract acquisition will be part of NWD's Phase B of the Multiple Environmental Government Acquisition (MEGA). These regional A-E contract acquisitions will be conducted in accordance with Public Law 92-582, the Brooks Act, FAR Subpart 36.6 and DFARS 236.6. The work will be located within U.S. EPA Region 2 and the NWD (including Kansas City, Omaha, and Seattle Districts), with the majority of the work in EPA Region 2. It is the Government's intent to award multiple contracts to firms in support of this requirement, with the Contracting Officer's discretion to adjust the number of awardees. THIS ACQUISITION WILL NOT BE SET ASIDE FOR SMALL BUSINESSES, AND BUSINESSES OF ALL SIZES ARE OPEN TO RESPOND to any forthcoming solicitations for this requirement. Firms will be expected to perform work on a wide variety of hazardous waste and other environmental projects, including but not limited to contaminated soil and groundwater, contaminated sediments, radioactive and mixed wastes, underground storage tanks and fueling systems, and habitat restoration and mitigation. Assignments will include site investigations, subsurface exploration, chemical sampling, testing and analyses, hazard evaluations, feasibility and other engineering studies and reports, groundwater and other modeling, contaminant fate and transport analysis, human health and ecological risk assessments, HTRW remedial designs, preparation of plans and specifications, cost estimating, value engineering screenings and studies, field inspections, verification of existing conditions, pilot studies, surveying and mapping, community relations, construction-phase services (engineering design during construction, checking design drawings), dredging design, archaeological investigations and mitigation, wetlands determination and mitigation studies, storm water design (including drainage studies and hydraulic modeling), evaluations of green technologies and energy conservation measures, and other related services. THIS NOTICE SERVES AS PRELIMINARY NOTIFICATION THAT USACE ANTICIPATES ISSUING A FORMAL SYNOPSIS ON OR ABOUT OCTOBER 11, 2016. No response to this special notice is requested.
CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=c63ac8a45c7bba9e33544d59b2983522&tab=core&_cview=0
Posted: 09/22/16
SPONSOR: Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, USACE District, Kansas City.
PUBLICATION DATE: September 24, 2016

SOL: DE-SOL-0009142
POC: Travis D. Marshall, Contracting Officer, travis.marshall@emcbc.doe.gov, (513) 246-0103.
NAICS: 562910. The U.S. Department of Energy anticipates issuing a Request for Proposals, DE-SOL-0009142, to provide technical support services to OREM. THE RFP WILL BE ISSUED AS A 100% SMALL BUSINESS SET-ASIDE COMPETITION under NAICS code 562910, Environmental Remediation Services, with a size standard of 750 employees. All responsible sources may submit a proposal to be considered by DOE. The Government does not intend to acquire a commercial item or service using FAR Part 12 procedures. OREM is responsible for removing environmental legacies from decades of nuclear weapons development and Government-sponsored research. To help ensure the success of OREM's environmental cleanup mission, OREM requires technical support and oversight assistance services that include but are not limited to Project Planning and Baseline Support; operation and maintenance of project planning and baseline management systems; Independent Government Cost Estimate Support; Senior Management Technical Support; and Portfolio Federal Project Director Technical Support. DOE anticipates awarding a single IDIQ contract from which time-and-materials and firm-fixed-price task orders may be issued. The expected IDIQ contract ordering period is five years from the date of contract award. RELEASE OF THE RFP IS ANTICIPATED WITHIN ABOUT 45 DAYS FROM THE POSTING OF THIS NOTICE. Interested parties are encouraged to review the RFP when it becomes available and provide questions and comments in writing to OREMTSS@emcbc.doe.gov. After the RFP's release, DOE will respond to and post questions and answers on the dedicated webpage that has been established for this procurement. All news/announcements, documents, questions/answers, and related links will be posted to https://www.emcbc.doe.gov/SEB/OREMTSS/. Interested parties are encouraged to monitor the procurement website for updates. Presolicitation information is also available on FedConnect at https://www.fedconnect.net/FedConnect/?doc=DE-SOL-0009142&agency=DOE [Note: It might be necessary to copy and paste the URL into your browser for direct access.].
CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=269ac5d58dafaa80cdc4b96ca2f1f1c3&tab=core&_cview=0
Posted: 09/19/16
SPONSOR: Department of Energy, EM Consolidated Business Center, 250 E. 5th Street, Suite 500, Cincinnati, OH 45202
PUBLICATION DATE: September 21, 2016