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Jacobs to provide analysis and consultation to City Utilities of Springfield

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Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has received a contract to provide analysis and consulting services regarding the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) finalised regulations on coal combustion residuals (CCR) to City Utilities of Springfield, Missouri, in the US.

The contract, with a maximum value of approximately US$4.9 million, has a base period of three years followed by two three-year options. Under the terms of the contract, Jacobs is expected to support a comprehensive compliance approach to address landfills and surface impoundments impacted by the new EPA rule. Professional services include site planning, geophysical and environmental investigations, compliance recommendations and development of control plans.

In making the announcement, Jacobs Senior Vice President Aerospace and Technology Ward Johnson said: “Jacobs has been providing environmental services to clients worldwide for the past 35 years, and we have grown to become one of the leading experts in the US in implementing the EPA’s CCR regulations … In addition to evaluating, designing and constructing CCR facilities, we have expertise in evaluating the beneficial reuse of CCRs, including opportunities to recycle materials and minimise environmental impacts.”

Johnson concluded: “We look forward to building a strong relationship with City Utilities and to contributing significant value through this contract based on our extensive CCR knowledge and experience.”

Edited from press release by Harleigh Hobbs

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