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Tetra Tech Awarded $19.7 Million Contract to Support EPA Greenhouse Gas Reduction Program
Monday, October 11, 2010
Tetra Tech Awarded $19.7 Million Contract to Support EPA Greenhouse Gas Reduction Program09:00 EDT Monday, October 11, 2010 PASADENA, Calif. (Business Wire) -- Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that it has been awarded a five-year, $19.7 million contract with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) landfill methane outreach program. Methane is a potent greenhouse gas that, when properly managed and captured, can be used to fuel power plants, manufacturing facilities, vehicles, and homes. The EPA's program aims to reduce methane emissions from landfills by encouraging recovery and beneficial use of landfill gas as an energy source. Working with the EPA's Office of Air and Radiation, Climate Change Division, Tetra Tech will provide technical support for a wide variety of landfill program activities in the United States and internationally. Tetra Tech will help EPA conduct feasibility assessments; review policies and analyze markets; support tracking and reporting programs; develop emissions inventory protocols; conduct training and outreach; and support technology transfer and demonstration projects, among other activities. About Tetra Tech (www.tetratech.com) Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, program management, construction, and technical services addressing the resource management and infrastructure markets. The Company supports government and commercial clients by providing innovative solutions focused on water, the environment, and energy. With approximately 12,000 employees worldwide, Tetra Tech's capabilities span the entire project life cycle. Any statements made in this release that are not based on historical fact are forward-looking statements.Any forward-looking statements made in this release represent management's best judgment as to what may occur in the future.However, Tetra Tech's actual outcome and results are not guaranteed and are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions ("Future Factors"), and may differ materially from what is expressed.For a description of Future Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from such forward-looking statements, see the discussion under the section "Risk Factors" included in the Company's Form 10-K and 10-Q filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.