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Ecology and Environment, Inc. Awarded BLM Blanket Purchase Agreement With No Cost Ceiling to Provide Environmental Support Services

LANCASTER, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 07/15/14 -- Ecology and Environment, Inc. (E & E) (NASDAQ: EEI) was recently awarded a third successive Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to provide Environmental Support Services. A base year beginning May 1, 2014 and ending April 30, 2015 is followed by four option years ending April 30, 2019. There is no cost ceiling.

It is anticipated that most of the services requested under the contract will be related to supporting the agency in assessing and remediating environmental impacts at abandoned mine sites and sites containing hazardous waste, and mitigating safety hazards to users of BLM lands; but services could also include ground water investigations, water resources studies, or computer modeling of ground water basins. The majority of work is expected to occur in the States of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming.

E & E has managed environmental and engineering contracts for federal agencies for over 40 years, including the two prior BPA contracts with BLM from 2000 to 2014, under which E & E successfully completed 56 projects encompassing 79 sites and totaling more than $7.7 million.

Services offered under this BLM contract, award #L14PA00149, are open to all other Department of the Interior (DOI) agencies.

Headquartered in Lancaster, N.Y., E & E has completed thousands of projects for a wide variety of clients, including some of the most iconic, high-profile projects in the world. E & E is listed on the NASDAQ under the symbol EEI, and the information contained in this press release is available on the Company's website at

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