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R--ORCR Risk Assessment Support

Solicitation Number: SOL-HQ-13-00010
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Office: Office of Acquisition Management
Location: EPA/Headquarters
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Added: Nov 04, 2013 3:59 pm
Synposis - ORCR Risk Assessment Support

This is the synopsis for the Environmental and Risk Analysis Staff (ERAS) Risk Assessment solicitation. The purpose of this acquisition is to obtain advisory and assistance type services for the assessment of potential risks and other impacts associated with the generation and management of materials originating in households and businesses, industrial process materials and residues, and management of municipal and industrial solid wastes. The Performance Work Statement (PWS) presents the staffing capabilities and performance requirements expected under the risk assessment and technical analytical support contract for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or the Agency), Economics and Risk Analysis Staff (ERAS) of the Office of Resource Conservation and Recovery (ORCR), Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response (OSWER). The technical support requirements for this resulting contract are designed to help ORCR meet resource conservation, protection, and corrective action goals.

This risk assessment support requirement includes providing EPA with technical and outreach support in the following major work areas:

1. Hazard, Fate, Exposure, and Risk Assessment Support; 2. Emerging Technical Issues Support; 3. Model/Method Development and Support; 4. Information Gathering and Data Analysis; 5. Document Preparation; and 6. Other Technical Support

For more information on the work to be performed under this contract, please see the draft Performance Work Statement (PWS) found at:

http://www.epa.gov/oamsrpod/hcsc/ORCR-Risk%20Assessment/Draft%20PWS%20SOLHQ1300010.pdf

The anticipated duration of this contract will consist of a Base Period of three years, an Option Period of two years, and an Award Term of two years for a total of seven years. The anticipated contract type will be indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) with work to be ordered through the issuance of task orders on either a time-and-materials (T&M) and/or firm-fixed-price (FFP) basis.

This acquisition will not be set-aside and will be conducted on a full and open basis using FAR Part 15 procedures. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) number is 541620 - Environmental Consulting Services, with a size standard of $14.0 million. All responsible sources may submit a proposal which shall be considered by the Agency. There are conflict of interest (COI) limitations associated with this acquisition. For more information on COI limitations, refer to these following COI and Limitation of Future Contracting draft provisions/clauses:

? Task Order Conflict of Interest Certification (EPA-H-09-106) ? Organizational Conflicts of Interest Notification (EPAAR 155,209-70) ? Organizational Conflicts of Interest (EPAAR 1552.209-71) ? Organizational Conflicts of Interest Certification (EPAAR 1552.209-72) ? Notification of Conflicts of Interest Regarding Personnel (EPAAR 1552.209-73) ? Limitation of Future Contracting (EPAAR 1552.209-74) (Alt V) ? Annual Certification (EPAAR 1552.209-75) ? Project Employee Confidentiality Agreement (EP AAR 1552.227 -76) ? Submission of Organizational Conflict of Interest Plan (EPA-L-09-101) ? Disclosure Requirements for Organizational Conflict of Interest (EPA-L-09-102) ? Ineligibility of Contractors Performing RCRA Enforcement, Permitting, and Application work from being considered Eligible for Award ? Evaluation of Conflict of Interest Plan - Responsibility Determination ? Minimum Standards for EPE Contractor?s Conflict of Interest Plans (EPA-L-09-103)

The full text of these provisions/clauses may be accessed electronically at these addresses:

EPAAR: http://farsite.hill.af.mil/reghtml/regs/other/epaar/1552.htm Related COI Provisions/Clauses Attachment: http://www.epa.gov/oamsrpod/hcsc/ORCR-Risk%20Assessment/Applicable%20COI%20Provisions%20Clauses%20SOLHQ1300010.pdf

The solicitation is expected to be released on or around November 19, 2013. The solicitation package, as well as other related documents and information, will be posted on the Agency?s website at: http://www.epa.gov/oamsrpod/hcsc/ORCR-Risk%20Assessment-SOL-HQ-13-00010/index.htm. Interested offerors are advised to monitor the EPA website at the above link and the Federal Business Opportunities website for the solicitation and for any other updates in regards to the solicitation.

No response to this synopsis is required.
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SRRPODUS Environmental Protection AgencyAriel Rios Building1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N. W.Mail Code: 3805RWashingtonDC20460USA
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Rayna Brown

Brown.Rayna@epa.gov