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B--Benefits and Other Relevant Analyses and Methods Development for Evaluation of A

Solicitation Number: SOL-NC-13-00024
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Office: Office of Acquisition Management (OAM)
Location: RTP Procurement Operations Division (RTPPOD)
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Added: Aug 27, 2013 4:43 pm
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA), Research Triangle Park, NC, has a requirement for technical assistance to include support in the development of methods and analyses in support of regulatory and policy development, or proposed congressional legislation. These may include National Ambient Air Quality Standards, New Source Performance Standards, standard for air toxics, National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants, Volatile Organic Compound rules, New Source Review, Regional Haze, Federal Operating Permit and Implementation Plan Rules, components of reports to Congress, and other regulatory standards to control air pollution (i.e. mobile source programs, regional body policy actions, and cross-media programs). Technical assistance includes tasks such as: 1) Review data inputs and technical support documents; 2) Develop methods and databases for benefits and risk analyses; 3) Conduct Benefits Analyses; 4) Conduct and support risk an alyses; 5) Prepare profiles of affected entities; 6) Develop analysis methods and conduct economic analyses; 7) Develop control strategies and conduct emissions inventory, air quality and control cost analyses; 8) Conduct Surveys and Focus Group Sessions; 9) Review and Revise Resource Manual; 10) Revise Analyses and Related Documentation; 11) Prepare docket materials and reference documents; 12) Technical and administrative support for workshops, seminars, meetings, public hearings, and peer review panels; 13) Support for responses to public comments; 14) Conduct training on models or methods and provide support for modeling and software development. It is anticipated that the contract will be a cost plus fixed fee, level-of-effort, term contract. The estimated period of performance is a 12 month base period and four 12 month option periods. The estimated level of effort for the each period is 6,500 hours. In addition increased quantity options will be available in each period up to a total of 10,000 per period. The total level of effort hours for the entire contract period (including options, and optional quantities) is 82,500 hours. The applicable NAICS code is 541620 with a size standard of $14 million. This requirement is a follow on to contract number EP-D-08-100 with ABT Associates. The solicitation is expected to be issued approximately 30 days from this announcement, as a full and open competition. The solicitation and amendments will be available via the internet @ Proposal will be due approximately 30 days after the issuance of the solicitation. After obtaining a copy of the solicitation via the internet, it will be your responsibility to frequently check the same site where the solicitation is posted for any amendments. Responses to this synopsis must be made in writing. Telephone and fax request will not be honored. All responsible sources may submit a proposal which shall be cons idered by the Agency.
RTPPODUS Environmental Protection Agency109 T.W. Alexander DriveMail Code: E105-02Research Triangle ParkNC27709USA