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Notices for November 16-22, 2015

This update contains summaries of procurement notices issued between November 16-22, 2015 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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POC: Sarah Clemmens, Contract Specialist, sarah_clemmens@nps.gov, (303) 969-2228; Jason Longshore, Contracting Officer, jason_longshore@nps.gov, (303) 969-2288.
WEB: FBO.gov Permalink at https://www.fbo.gov/spg/DOI/NPS/DSC-CS/EQDWEBINARNEPAUPDATE2015/listing.html
NAICS: 541620. The National Park Service (NPS) Environmental Quality Division will provide a one-hour webinar presentation on the revised NPS NEPA Handbook for interested contractors on Thursday, December 3, from 2-3 PM ET. Key changes from the previous Handbook will be reviewed and implications for NPS NEPA practice will be discussed. A question and answer session will follow the presentation. The 2015 NPS NEPA Handbook incorporates new requirements and practices, with an emphasis on improving the process for preparing efficient and timely environmental reviews under NEPA in accordance with guidance issues by the President's Council on Environmental Quality. The 2015 NPS NEPA Handbook also incorporates new requirements from the 2008 Department of the Interior NEPA regulations, as well as changes based on lessons learned since the 2001 Handbook was issued. The 2015 NPS NEPA Handbook is available on the NPS Policy website at http://www.nps.gov/policy. Register for the webinar at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6257515657291466497. A confirmation email from NPS will provide a link to attend the virtual presentation.
CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=461a827cbf1a92b674830d793aca7dbc&tab=core&_cview=0
Posted: 11/16/15
SPONSOR: Department of the Interior, National Park Service, DSC-CS-Contracting Services Group, 12795 West Alameda Parkway Lakewood, Colorado 80228
PUBLICATION DATE: November 18, 2015

DUE: 120715
POC: Pamela Boyd, Procurement Representative, Pamela.Boyd@srs.gov, 803-952-9820.
WEB: FBO.gov Permalink at https://www.fbo.gov/notices/ed96e3d7f18ecbc9464de301cf0ceb4c
NAICS: 541711, 541712. This announcement is a "Sources Sought" notice only for eligible institutions interested in submitting proposals for financial assistance for applied research and related activities in STEM fields that support defined DOE Office of Environmental Management (DOE-EM) R&D needs. Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) solicits expressions of interest from Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) that provide research, design, development, engineering, test and evaluation, and educational services to assist in the accomplishment of the current and future missions of DOE-EM. Services shall include all areas of professional activity that support defined DOE-EM research and development needs. Collaboration with partners and funding agencies, preparation of written reports, and presentations of results shall be elements of provided services. This program covers applied research and related activities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) that support defined EM needs in Site Restoration and Tank Waste. Activities performed in collaboration with DOE laboratories are especially encouraged. The hub national laboratory for the MSI Partnership Program (MSIPP) is SRNL. This program is managed by SRNL at the Savannah River Site for DOE. Any tasks to be furnished will be defined in a Statement of Work associated with a Task Order Agreement. Universities may be required to submit a Quality Assurance Plan or provide a Safety Plan in support of manual on-site work. MSIs are defined by the U.S. Department of Education as institutions of higher education enrolling populations with significant percentages of minority students, or that serve certain populations of minority students under various programs created by Congress. To be considered eligible for the MSIPP, an MSI must: (1) Award bachelor's degrees in STEM disciplines. (2) Be an accredited postsecondary public or private institution. (3) Be a nonprofit institution. (4) Enroll populations with significant percentages of undergraduate minority students, or serve certain populations of minority students under various programs created by Congress. Eligible MSIs interested in submitting a proposal for financial assistance for applied research and related STEM activities on the Sub-Program Priority Areas and Research Needs listed in the FedBizOpps notice must respond with a Letter of Interest by email to pamela.boyd@srs.gov. ALL LETTERS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY DECEMBER 7, 2015. Eligible institutions that respond with a Letter of Interest will be provided with a Request for Proposal.
CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=f19df078467136619d1ecb032fbbf226&tab=core&_cview=1
Posted: 11/16/15
SPONSOR: Department of Energy, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions LLC, Savannah River Site, Bldg 730-2B, Aiken, South Carolina 29808
PUBLICATION DATE: November 18, 2015

SOL: W91278-16-L-0009
DUE: 120815
POC: Nathan J. Fry, nathan.j.fry@usace.army.mil, 251-690-2536.
WEB: FBO.gov Permalink at https://www.fbo.gov/spg/USA/COE/DACA01/W91278-16-L-0009/listing.html
NAICS: 237120. The purpose of this Market Research and Sources Sought Notice is to gain knowledge of potential qualified Small Business firms. Responses to this Sources Sought Synopsis will be used by the government in making appropriate acquisition decisions. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, anticipates a future procurement to provide and set up operation of temporary fuel receipt and dispensing tanks, demolish two existing concrete underground storage tanks approximately 44' diameter by 12' high, demolish associated pumping facilities, service piping and electrical, provide civil sitework to stabilize cover for three similar size tanks to remain, remediate contaminated soil over approximately 1.5 acres by approximately 7 feet, construct an underground cut-off wall to separate remediation site from site for new construction, construct two new 10,000 barrel steel fuel storage tanks, provided and construct new pumps and pump shelter, associated piping and controls for fuel system, construct grounding, cathodic protection, lighting in accordance with environmental constraints for sea turtles, power transformer, conduit and connections, lightning protection, lightning protection, construct communications, potable water, fire water to the site, construct fire access road, construct storm water management changes and all permitting required to do the construction. Contractor shall schedule and coordinate all work such that fueling of planes continues during the construction and construction shall have to be scheduled to stand down around periodic launch activities. Contractor shall coordinate locations of its offices and facilities on site as well as those of subcontractors. Locations may not be directly adjacent to construction site. The cost of construction will not exceed $15 million. The proposed construction duration is 730 calendar days. Sources are being sought for firms with an NAICS code of 237120, Oil and Gas Pipeline and Related Structures Construction, with a Small Business Size Standard of $36.5M. Responses not to exceed a total of eight pages are requested. All responses must be emailed to nathan.j.fry@usace.army.mil. SUBMITTALS ARE DUE NO LATER THAN 5:00 PM ON DECEMBER 8, 2015. Submittals will not be returned. Telephonic responses will not be honored. No award will result from this Sources Sought.
CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=6559f07699374ad352a603343d5711e2&tab=core&_cview=0
Posted: 11/19/15
SPONSOR: Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, USACE District, Mobile, P.O. Box 2288, 109 Saint Joseph Street (zip 36602), Mobile, Alabama 36628-0001
PUBLICATION DATE: November 21, 2015

SOL: W91238-16-R-0008
DUE: 011416
POC: SFC Kenetta Meares, Contract Specialist, kenetta.a.meares@usace.army.mil; DONNA S. HAMMOCK, Contracting Officer, donna.s.hammock@usace.army.mil, 916-557-5185, Fax: 916-557-7854.
WEB: FBO.gov Permalink at https://www.fbo.gov/spg/USA/COE/DACA05/W91238-16-R-0008/listing.html
NAICS: 541620. The Government intends to award around five (or more or fewer than five) IDIQ Multiple Award Task Order Contracts for Planning and Environmental Studies within the South Pacific Division. The Contractor shall perform services to support planning studies in accordance with federal water resource planning principles and procedures, environmental and cultural resources compliance, and economic evaluations. THIS PROCUREMENT IS 100% SET ASIDE FOR SMALL BUSINESS. The objective is to award separate contracts with a one-year base and four one-year option periods. The maximum capacity for all contracts awarded will be $9.5M shared amongst all of the MATOC pool of contractors. The performance of work will be authorized by issuance of task orders by the government contracting officer for the contractors to perform studies and analyses and prepare reports and supporting documents related to the Corps planning processes for civil, military, and Interagency and International Services (IIS) program studies and projects, within the Corps of Engineers South Pacific Division boundaries, i.e., the states of California, Arizona, Nevada, Utah, New Mexico, and parts of Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, and Texas. See a map of the area at www.spd.usace.army.mil. PROPOSALS ARE DUE BY OR BEFORE 2:00 PM PT ON JANUARY 4, 2016. See details in the attachments to the FedBizOpps notice.
CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&tab=core&id=4921155ac74c71752e6cb26a8dd01e70&_cview=0
Posted: 11/20/15
SPONSOR: Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, USACE District, Sacramento, 1325 J. Street, Sacramento, California 95814
PUBLICATION DATE: November 22, 2015

SOL: SOL-R9-15-00006
DUE: 012216
POC: Zachary Slater, Slater.Zachary@epa.gov.
WEB: FBO.gov Permalink at https://www.fbo.gov/spg/EPA/OAM/RegIX/SOL-R9-15-00006/listing.html
NAICS: 562910. This announcement is not a Request for Proposal; instead, EPA is requesting SF 330 submissions for review to enable the development of a "short list" of the most highly rated firms. Short-listed firms will be referred to as "selected firms." Selected firms will be invited to participate in oral presentations. The specific details on the oral presentations will be provided only to the selected firms. Selected offerors should be aware that their overall rating depends on both written submissions and their oral presentations. Following oral presentations, the proposals will then be ranked and the source-selection authority will make the final selection from among those firms. The most highly rated firm will be asked to submit a cost proposal, Conflict of Interest Plan, Quality Management Plan, Health and Safety Plan, and Representations and Certifications. The Government reserves the right to make multiple awards. If the Government elects to make multiple awards, the firms in the competitive range will be informed of the fair opportunity competition process for task orders at the time the selected firms are asked to submit their cost proposal. The contractor will also be required to have an acceptable accounting system that allows for segregation and tracking of costs. The submission of SF 330s supports EPA's requirement for professional A&E services to support remedial planning and oversight activities for hard-rock mine sites and mine-related sites in Regions 4, 6, 8, 9 and 10. Hard-rock mines are defined as non-fuel, metallic, and certain non-metallic mining activities that have been found at existing CERCLA response sites. Examples of mine types included in this definition are surface mines (open pits, strip mines, dredged mines), underground mines (shafts and tunnels), and in situ mines for one or more of the following: antimony, arsenic, asbestos, chrome, cobalt, copper, cadmium, gold, iron, lead, magnesium, mercury, manganese, molybdenum, nickel, palladium/platinum group, phosphate rock, platinum, rare earth elements, selenium, silver, sulfur, tin, titanium, tungsten, uranium, vanadium, and zinc. Mine-related facilities refers to sites where the extraction, beneficiation, and processing of the above metals and certain non-metallic, non-fuel minerals has occurred, including smelters, mine leachates/runoff, hazardous chemicals (e.g., perchlorate/ANFO from explosives), leaching pond solutions, waste rock/tailings piles, overburden, tailings disposal areas, sediments in stream channels/lakes, tailings impoundments, holding ponds/lagoons, pit lakes, retention dams, injection/extraction wells, and so forth. This contract excludes certain mine types, such as coal, sand and gravel, dimension stone, crushed stone, clay pits, quarries, and salt. The contract will be a fixed-rate, IDIQ, award-term contract. "Fixed rate" in this procurement means the labor rates will be negotiated and fixed at the contract level, inclusive of indirect costs, with the allowance for escalation for future out-years based on an agreed-upon escalation clause in the contract. The base period of performance will be three years, with award term periods of three years and four years, for a potential total period of 10 years. Work will be issued by Time and Materials, Fixed Price, or Hybrid Task Orders. The total estimated capacity of this proposed contract, including award terms, is $213,831,000, with this capacity to be divided between Regions 4, 6, 8, 9, and 10. Firms interested in responding to this announcement are invited to submit a completed SF 330 (52 pages maximum) via Fedconnect at https://www.fedconnect.net/FedConnect/?doc=SOL-R9-15-00006&agency=EPA. SUBMISSIONS ARE DUE BY OR BEFORE 5 PM PT ON JANUARY 22, 2016. Only responses submitted through Fedconnect will be considered.
CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=69e5e82efe83a076a4aa997a6db777bc&tab=core&_cview=0
Posted: 11/20/15
SPONSOR: Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Acquisition Management (OAM), Region IX, 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
PUBLICATION DATE: November 22, 2015

SOL: R15PS01782
POC: Lisa Vance, Contract Specialist, lvance@usbr.gov, 801-524-3765.
WEB: FBO.gov Permalink at https://www.fbo.gov/notices/1121ce3de63d46eacac683c8163017e1
NAICS: 541620. The objective of this forthcoming procurement is to acquire contractor services to provide non-personnel Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) services over a five-year period, with reports required within 30 days of a Task Order being placed. It may also include a Phase II process based on the results of the Phase I determination. Federal law [40 CFR 312] requires that federal agencies perform a Phase I ESA, which provides for due diligence or all appropriate inquiry into the previous ownership and uses of a real property. This is an effort to identify potential liability and risk associated with environmental and public health considerations concerning a property or real estate transaction. A Phase I ESA addresses the potential for or actual release of hazardous substances, pollutants, or contaminants. It evaluates readily available evidence to determine whether substances, pollutants, or contaminants may be located on or under the property surface, and attempts to determine if existing conditions may violate known, applicable environmental laws or regulations. The results of the inquiry are issued in the Phase I ESA report. The work to be performed under this contract will be at locations throughout the State of Utah and will be identified on each Task Order that is issued. Most of the work will be performed in the following counties: Utah, Salt Lake, Summit, Wasatch, Duchesne, Uintah and Juab; however, work may be assigned in any county within the State of Utah. A determination that includes substances, pollutants, or contaminants of the property may result in a Phase II process for further testing and a separate task order may be issued. SOLICITATION R15PS001782 IS ANTICIPATED TO BE ISSUED AS A TOTAL SMALL BUSINESS SET-ASIDE, procured as a 5-year IDIQ contract. The NAICS code for this project is 541620, with a small business size standard of $15M. RFP RELEASE IS ANTICIPATED FOR THE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 23, 2015.
CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=1121ce3de63d46eacac683c8163017e1&tab=core&_cview=0
Posted: 11/17/15
SPONSOR: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Upper Colorado Region, Regional Office,125 South State Street, Room 8100, Salt Lake City, UT 84138
PUBLICATION DATE: November 19, 2015

SOL: W912DY-16-R-0003
POC: Jill G. Freeman, Contract Specialist, jill.g.freeman@usace.army.mil, 256-895-1789; Tonju Butler, Contracting Officer, Tonju.L.Butler@usace.army.mil, 256-895-1166.
WEB: FBO.gov Permalink at https://www.fbo.gov/spg/USA/COE/DACA87/W912DY-16-R-0003/listing.html
NAICS: 562910. Consistent with U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville's international missions, as documented in ER 10-1-22, there are no geographic boundaries for the acquisition of a MATOC for IRES support work assigned to the USACE; hence the term "international" environmental response services is applicable to this procurement. This acquisition is NOT intended to cover sites inside the United States and Outlying Areas as defined by FAR 2.101. The scope will require the contractors to have the capability to respond to multiple task order requests for work primarily at diverse international locations that include but are not limited to South Korea, Lebanon, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Poland. THIS PROCUREMENT IS AN UNRESTRICTED ACQUISITION. The proposed IDIQ MATOC consists of one one-year base period and four one-year option periods. The MATOC will be solicited and procured using Best Value Trade-Off methodology in accordance with FAR Part 15.101. Award to a target of 10 eligible offerors is anticipated; however, the Government reserves the right to select more, less, or none at all. Contractors that receive an award will be part of a contractor pool that will share the total contract capacity of $950M. Task orders issued under this MATOC will be firm-fixed-price (FFP), cost-plus-fixed-fee (CPFF) term form, or cost-plus-fixed-fee (CPFF) completion form, or any combination of thereof, and may include options. The Government reserves the right to make staggered awards. Later-awarded contracts will have an initial period of performance that will be less than the full three year base period in duration and will end on the same date as all other contracts that receive a basic MATOC award. Option periods will be the same for all awardees. This MATOC will provide services to safely locate, identify, recover, evaluate, manage, and make final disposition of Munitions and Explosives of Concern (MEC), Munitions Constituents (MC), Chemical Warfare Materiel (CWM), Depleted Uranium (DU), and Biological Warfare Materiel (BWM) under Military Munitions Response (MMR); and safely locate, identify, recover, evaluate, manage, and make final disposition of biological waste and Hazardous, Toxic and Radioactive Waste (HTRW). This MATOC will provide services to implement and conduct Environmental Compliance and Remediation Services (ECRS) involving primarily HTRW and MC; provide Other Munitions-Related Services (OMRS) involving military munitions not accounted for under MMR (e.g., anomaly avoidance, construction support, etc.); and reduce munitions stockpiles wherever they exist to include foreign jurisdictions. THIS SOLICITATION WILL BE ISSUED ON OR ABOUT DECEMBER 9, 2015, in electronic format only.
CITE: https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=131b23399d2f362098e2f0e86c4bc2d9&tab=core&_cview=0
Posted: 11/19/15
SPONSOR: Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, USACE HNC, Huntsville, P.O. Box 1600, Huntsville, Alabama 35807-4301
PUBLICATION DATE: November 21, 2015