October 27, 2009 07:36 ET

CH2M HILL Selected for EPC Work at PacifiCorp's Wyodak Power Plant

AQCS Equipment Installation Will Result in Emission Reductions

DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - October 27, 2009) - CH2M HILL, a global full-service engineering, procurement, construction, and operations firm, today announced it has been selected by PacifiCorp as the engineering, procurement, and construction contractor for installation of new emission control equipment at its 365-megawatt coal-fueled Wyodak power plant, located near Gillette, Wyoming.

This equipment, combined with the existing emissions control equipment, will enable this power generating unit to reduce sulfur dioxide and particulate matter emissions by replacing the existing electrostatic precipitator and channeling emissions through a pulse jet fabric filter, also known as a baghouse. The project will also include new duct work and new induced draft fans. Most of the work on the project will take place over the next 24 months. Completion of duct work tie-ins and other critical components of the upgrade is scheduled for the first quarter of 2011.

"We are very pleased to work with PacifiCorp on this important project," said Don Zabilansky, President, CH2M HILL power division. "As a strategic client, CH2M HILL maintains the highest regard for PacifiCorp and its fleet-wide emissions reduction program. This level of corporate responsibility parallels CH2M HILL's corporate culture."

About PacifiCorp

PacifiCorp, one of the lowest-cost electricity producers in the United States, does business as Rocky Mountain Power in Wyoming, Idaho and Utah; and as Pacific Power in Oregon, Washington and California. The utility serves 1.7 million customers with reliable, efficient electricity. It has more than 13,000 megawatts of generation from coal, hydro, natural gas-fueled combustion turbines and renewable wind and geothermal power.


Headquartered near Denver, Colo., employee-owned CH2M HILL is a global leader in engineering, procurement, construction, management and operations for government, civil, industrial and energy clients. With $6.4 billion in revenue and more than 25,000 employees, CH2M HILL is an industry-leading program management, construction management and design firm, as ranked by Engineering News-Record (2009). The firm's work is concentrated in the areas of power, energy, water, transportation, environmental, nuclear and industrial facilities. The firm has long been recognized as a most-admired company and leading employer, including being named by FORTUNE as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For (2009). Visit

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