Versar Wins $7 M EPA Contract for Exposure Assessments

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics has awarded Versar of Springfield, Va., a 5-year, $7 million contract for exposure assessments for toxic substances.

This contract is one of five major EPA contracts currently managed by Versar's Exposure and Risk Assessment Division and will continue the company's 30 years of support for the EPA's toxic substances exposure and risk assessment programs.

Under this contract, Versar will conduct exposure and risk assessments for toxic chemicals, develop data analysis models and databases, and refine exposure assessment methodologies in support of EPA's review of new and existing chemicals.

Ted Prociv, Ph.D., president and chief executive officer of Versar, said, "Versar continues to be recognized as a leader in risk and exposure assessment of toxic and other chemical substances. These programs are among the EPA's highest priorities to better characterize chemical exposures and risks to our communities. Versar brings innovative approaches and rigorous scientific analysis forward to support the EPA's programs that ensure the safety of all our citizens."

The company is a publicly held international professional services firm supporting government and industry in national defense/homeland defense programs, environmental health and safety and infrastructure revitalization.

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