The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) intends to issue two Request for Proposals (RFPs) for environmental work: one that will be competed under full and open competition (NRC RFP-41-10-013) and one that will be competed as a small business set aside (NRC RFP-41-10-014).
THIS PARTICULAR SYNOPSIS PERTAINS TO NRC RFP-41-10-013 WHICH WILL BE CONDUCTED UNDER FULL AND OPEN COMPETITION.
The purpose of this procurement is to obtain technical assistance on a task ordering basis, to support the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) staff in conducting environmental reviews for fuel cycle facilities and conventional and in situ recovery uranium recovery facilities. The contractor shall support the NRC staff in preparing Environmental Impact Statements (EISs); supplemental EIS (SEISs), and Environmental Assessments (EAs). The contractor shall also support the NRC staff in conducting consultation activities with tribes, states, and other Federal agencies as applicable; and support technical analysis related to environmental justice, endangered species, historical preservation, health physics, ecology, hydrology, geology, risk assessment, air quality, land use, socioeconomics, and cost-benefit analysis. In addition, support may be needed to facilitate public meetings, assist in adjudicatory hearings, and other aspects associated with preparation of environmental documents as identified in NUREG-1748.
The Request for Proposal (RFP) will be available on or about February 18, 2010 and the closing date for proposals will be approximately 30 days from the date the full solicitation is posted. The solicitation will be available solely through the FedBizOpps website at http://www.fedbizopps.gov. All future information regarding this acquisition, including solicitation amendments, will be distributed solely through the FedBizOpps website. The FedBizOpps website provides downloading instructions. Hard copies of the solicitation document and its related documents, as appropriate, will be posted at this website, therefore, interested parties are requested not to send letters, e-mails or faxes requesting copies of the RFP. A
The North American Industry Classification System code is 541620 – Environmental Consulting Services. The size standard for this procurement is set forth under this NAICS code. Proposals for this requirement may be submitted by all concerns, i.e., large businesses, small businesses, and small businesses owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals. Notice to large businesses: The subcontracting plan requirements of P.L. 95-507 are applicable to this effort. Thus, all large businesses must be prepared to submit a detailed subcontracting plan.