On August 19, 2022, HGL received notification from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), St. Louis District, that it has been selected as an awardee on a $88.125 million Pre-Placed Remedial Action Contract (PRAC). This Multiple Environmental Governmental Acquisition (MEGA) contract has a basic ordering period of 3 years with a 2-year option period, and it will allow HGL to support hazardous, toxic and radioactive waste (HTRW) remediation projects assigned to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mississippi Valley Division, and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regions 5 and 7.
HGL will provide a wide range of services that could include environmental removal actions, remedial actions, and other remediation activities as well as related activities necessary to ensure complete and successful remediation. Specific activities could include excavation, transportation, and disposal of HTRW; construction and operation of groundwater treatment plants and soil vapor extraction systems; and installation and operation of in situ treatment systems; groundwater circulating wells, permeable reactive barriers, and other treatments and controls for the purpose of compliance and/or pollution prevention.
Jeff Dick, HGL’s Program Manager, commented “HGL is pleased to have this opportunity to expand its support to the USACE, St. Louis District, in its environmental mission and to expand its support of remedial efforts in this geographic area.” In addition to this contract, HGL holds a $95 million Single Award Task Order Contract (SATOC) under which it remediates low-level radioactive contaminated soil at the St. Louis Downtown Sites and St. Louis North County Sites.