SOURCE: Ecology and Environment, Inc.

Ecology and Environment, Inc.

September 29, 2010 15:00 ET

E & E Supports North American Association for Environmental Education, Furthering the Reach of Project Earth Initiative

LANCASTER, NY--(Marketwire - September 29, 2010) -  Ecology and Environment, Inc. (E & E) (NASDAQ: EEI) announces its sponsorship of this week's North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) conference, September 29 to October 2, at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Buffalo, NY. 

With a theme of "Environmental Education, Building Connections -- Bridging Gaps," the 7th annual NAAEE conference will address a wide scope of issues dealing with environmental education, including sustainable building, environmental restoration and remediation, and responsible ecological living. More information is available by visiting www.naaee.org/conference.

"E & E is firmly committed to fostering environmental learning opportunities," said E & E president and CEO Kevin Neumaier. "We are excited to support the efforts of the NAAEE and to host this important organization in western New York. In addition, we look forward to generating enthusiasm among conference attendees about Project Earth, our online global network that allows young people around the world to exchange and discuss ideas that can bring real solutions to escalating global environmental challenges."

With Project Earth, E & E aims to foster country-to-country exchanges among students throughout the 2010-2011 school year. The company is currently conducting active outreach visits to the Middle East, South America, and China to further this effort, and is also working collaboratively with school districts, superintendents, and teachers' unions throughout the United States.

For additional information or to post a school project, please visit www.ProjectEarth.net.

Headquartered in Lancaster, NY, E & E has completed more than 50,000 projects for a wide variety of clients in 96 countries, providing environmental solutions in nearly every ecosystem on the planet. The company is listed on the NASDAQ under the symbol EEI, and is located on the web at www.ene.com.