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TRC Companies, Inc.

February 18, 2014 09:00 ET

TRC's Gale Hoffnagle Receives Henry T. Harrison Award for Outstanding Contributions by a Consulting Meteorologist

LOWELL, MA--(Marketwired - Feb 18, 2014) - TRC Companies, Inc. is pleased to announce that Gale F. Hoffnagle has received the Henry T. Harrison Award for Outstanding Contributions by a Consulting Meteorologist from the American Meteorological Society (AMS). The award was given during a ceremony at the 94th AMS Annual Meeting on February 5, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Hoffnagle, a senior vice president and a leader of TRC's Air Quality Consulting Practice, has been an active member of the American Meteorological Society since 1968 and has been a certified Consulting Meteorologist since 1976. He has worked for TRC since 1982 in various consulting and managerial positions and currently leads 80 air quality scientists and engineers in performing permitting and consulting work for a wide range of industrial and governmental clients.

Hoffnagle is a Past President of the Air and Waste Management Association, the National Council of Industrial Meteorologists, and the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering. He has also held various Committee Chairman posts for organizations including the American Meteorological Society, and the American Petroleum Institute. He is a Qualified Environmental Professional and a Certified Consulting Meteorologist and has provided clients with environmental consulting expertise for more than 45 years.

The Henry T. Harrison award was established in 2011 to honor Henry T. Harrison who was named the first AMS Certified Consulting Meteorologist (CCM) in 1957. He accompanied Rear Adm. Richard E. Byrd on his first Antarctic expedition in 1929-30, where he studied weather conditions. Prior to the expedition, Harrison was a meteorologist with the United States Weather Bureau in Cleveland for several years. Nominations for the award are considered by the Board of Certified Consulting Meteorologists and recommendations are given final approval by the AMS Council. 

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A pioneer in groundbreaking scientific and engineering developments since the 1960s, TRC is a national engineering consulting and construction management firm that provides integrated services to the energy, environmental, and infrastructure markets. TRC serves a broad range of clients in government and industry, implementing complex projects from initial concept to delivery and operation. TRC delivers results that enable clients to achieve success in a complex and changing world. For more information, visit TRC's website at and follow TRC on Twitter and StockTwits at @TRC_Companies and on LinkedIn.

About the American Meteorological Society

The American Meteorological Society (AMS) promotes the development and dissemination of information and education on the atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic sciences and the advancement of their professional applications. Founded in 1919, AMS has a membership of more than 14,000 professionals, students, and weather enthusiasts. AMS publishes eleven atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic journals, sponsors more than 12 conferences annually, and offers numerous programs and services.

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