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B--UATMP, PAMS, and NMOC Support

Solicitation Number: SOL-NC-13-00027
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Office: Office of Acquisition Management (OAM)
Location: RTP Procurement Operations Division (RTPPOD)
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SOL-NC-13-00027
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Presolicitation
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Added: Feb 25, 2014 10:54 am
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards (OAQPS), has a requirement for a contractor to provide ambient air sampling and analysis support for air toxics and ozone precursor programs. Air toxics ambient monitoring support is provided under the Urban Air Toxics Monitoring Program (UATMP) and is available to state, local, and tribal agencies to include, but not limited to, National Air Toxics Trends Station (NATTS) and Community-Scale Air Toxics Ambient Monitoring (CSATAM) program participants. The ozone precursor monitoring support is available to Photochemical Atmospheric Measurement Station (PAMS) and Non-Methane Organic Compound (NMOC) program participants. The contractor will be responsible for providing support for the programs described above. The EPA requires Contractor support in the implementation and operation of PAMS monitors which includes 1) VOC and carbonyl analysis, 2) automated and manual gas chromatography operation, 3) quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) program development, 4) standards preparation and certification, 5) data reduction and validation, and 6) onsite technical assistance. The Contractor will be responsible for providing support for CSATAM which includes 1) identifying and profiling air toxics sources, 2) developing and assessing emerging measurement methods, 3) characterizing the degree and extent of local air toxics problems, and 4) tracking progress of air toxics reduction activities. The Government intends to issue one (1) Fixed-Price Requirements Type Contract with a period of performance of 5 years (e.g. five (5) 12 month ordering periods). The applicable NAICS code is 541380, Testing Laboratories. This requirement is a follow-on to contract EP-D-09-048 with Eastern Research Group set to expire on September, 30 2014. A draft copy of the statement of work (SOW) is attached. The synopsis amendments, and other information related to this procurement as well as any subsequent procurement notifications will be posted on the EPA?s website: http://epa.gov/oam/rtp_cmd/index.htm#solam. All interested parties should check this site frequently for updates. The solicitation is expected to be issued on or about March, 12 2014. Proposals will be due approximately 30 days after issuance of the solicitation and it will be your responsibility to frequently check the same site where the solicitation is posted for any amendments. Questions are to be submitted in writing to Mitch Richard, Contract Specialist, at richard.mitch@epa.gov. No telephonic or faxed requests will be honored.
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RTPPODUS Environmental Protection Agency109 T.W. Alexander DriveMail Code: E105-02Research Triangle ParkNC27709USA
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Mitch Richard

richard.mitch@epa.gov