LOWELL, MA–(Marketwire -12/12/11)- TRC Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRR – News) has kicked off a project in support of the Guam Power Authority’s (GPA) environmental compliance program. Under a multi-year contract with GPA, TRC is providing environmental engineering and technical services related to strategic environmental planning, ambient air quality monitoring and modeling, regulatory oversight, and training.
GPA provides electricity to the island territory’s 175,000 residents. It has several initiatives underway to address increased demand and strain on infrastructure related to an unprecedented and ongoing population boom caused by US military buildup.
“TRC is proud to be a part of this important environmental compliance project for the Guam Power Authority,” said Chris Vincze, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “As pioneers of many scientific and engineering methodologies used in the air and environmental industry today, our experts are committed to helping GPA meet its goals of delivering economical and environmentally friendly energy to its customers.”
Over the course of the contract, TRC’s work with GPA will include: formulating an overall strategic policy for environmental issues; facilitating the re-designation of non-attainment areas; performing air quality modeling for use in petition to US EPA and Guam EPA; assisting with revisions to the State Implementation Plan (SIP) for achieving compliance with the Clean Air Act; planning continued air emissions monitoring; establishing an air quality monitoring program; supporting responses to the Public Utilities Commission and other environmental regulators; and environmental permitting for GPA’s fuel diversification initiative.
A pioneer in groundbreaking scientific and engineering developments since the 1960s, TRC is a national engineering, consulting and construction management firm that provides integrated services to the energy, environmental and infrastructure markets. TRC serves a broad range of clients in government and industry, implementing complex projects from initial concept to delivery and operation. TRC delivers results that enable clients to achieve success in a complex and changing world. For more information and updates from the Company, visit TRC’s website at www.TRCsolutions.com and follow us on Twitter at @TRC_Companies and on LinkedIn.
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