SOURCE: Ecology and Environment, Inc.

Ecology and Environment, Inc.

September 16, 2014 14:00 ET

Ecology and Environment, Inc. Awarded $7.8 Million Contract With the Illinois Department of Transportation

LANCASTER, NY--(Marketwired - Sep 16, 2014) - Ecology and Environment, Inc. (E & E) (NASDAQ: EEI) has been awarded a contract agreement for consultant services with the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT). E & E has been providing services to IDOT for more than 20 years, and this is the eighth contract between the two parties. The contract will be managed out of the firm's Chicago office.

The $7.8 million, 36-month contract encompasses hazardous waste and underground storage tank investigations at sites of planned IDOT construction activities, oversight of emergency response actions to incidents at IDOT facilities, evaluation of corrective and remedial actions and costs, compliance assessments, and implementation of remedial programs.

Headquartered in Lancaster, N.Y., E & E has completed thousands of projects for a wide variety of clients, including some of the most iconic, high-profile projects in the world. E & E is listed on the NASDAQ under the symbol EEI, and the information contained in this press release is available on the Company's website at