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TRC Awarded Contract by New York City School Construction Authority

LOWELL, MASS. – TRC Companies, Inc. today announced that it has been awarded a three-year contract valued at up to $4 million by the New York City School Construction Authority (NYCSCA) to provide environmental and hazardous material consulting services.

“TRC is proud to continue providing support to the NYCSCA,” said Chris Vincze, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “Our experts are committed to delivering environmental solutions that enable the NYCSCA to achieve results for the students, teachers and communities that rely on them.”

TRC has been an environmental consultant to NYCSCA since 2006. Under the new contract TRC expects to provide a broad range of environmental services including, but not limited to: environmental site assessments and investigations; soil and groundwater remediation design; soil vapor intrusion investigation and mitigation system design; remediation system operation and maintenance; interpretation of environmental regulations; and construction inspection.

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TRC Congratulates Groundwork Lawrence

LOWELL, MASS. – TRC Companies, Inc. is proud to congratulate Groundwork Lawrence and the City of Lawrence for earning a 2010 Brownfield Renewal Award in the category of Social Impact for outstanding efforts to transform a contaminated former mill into a 5-acre waterfront park in Lawrence, Mass. This successful redevelopment project has also been awarded the 2011 National Community Development Association Gabe Zimmerman Public Service Award. TRC served as the environmental consultant on the project, contributing to the clean up and redevelopment of the site. The award was presented by Brownfield Renewal Magazine in a ceremony held on April 4, 2011.

Manchester Street Park opened in September 2009 and was jointly developed by the nonprofit organization Groundwork Lawrence, and the City of Lawrence, with extensive input from residents in surrounding neighborhoods. The park, which was once contaminated by mercury, lead and other pollutants from a municipal trash incinerator, is now home to playgrounds, a pavilion, community gardens, open green spaces, and native trees.

“After years of hard work by Groundwork Lawrence, the once contaminated site is now a treasure to the surrounding community,” said Paul Arnold, PE, TRC. “We are proud to have been involved with the effort to transform this area and congratulate Groundwork Lawrence for this well deserved honor.”

Groundwork Lawrence, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that has been making change happen in Lawrence, Massachusetts since 2001. Through its environmental and open space improvements, community food programs, youth education and employment initiatives, and community programming and events, Groundwork Lawrence creates the building blocks of a healthy community, and empowers Lawrence residents to improve their quality of life.
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TRC Awarded Contract to Support Modernization of Maine’s Transmission System

LOWELL, MA – 1/10/2011TRC Companies, Inc. today announced it has been awarded an $11.4 million contract by Central Maine Power (CMP) to provide engineering, design and procurement services associated with the modification and expansion of five existing substations. The project is part of CMP’s Maine Power Reliability Program (MPRP) to modernize the State’s transmission system. “TRC is proud to be a part of CMP’s Maine Power Reliability Program,” said Chris Vincze, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “We are dedicated to supporting clients that expand and upgrade the nation’s vital energy facilities and infrastructure to ensure the continued reliability of our power systems and support the incorporation of renewable resources into the power mix.” Under the contract, TRC will deliver detailed designs for the expansion of the five substations, both 345 kV and 115 kV in size. TRC will also manage the procurement of materials associated with design and construction and will provide overall project management services.

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