FPM GROUP ANNOUNCES PROMOTIONS
December, 2013 - The Board of Directors of FPM Group, Ltd., is pleased to announce the promotions of Christopher Schwarz, P.E., LEED AP (Facilities Engineering); Kevin Loyst, P.E. PMP (Environmental Engineering); and Stephanie Davis, CPG, RG PG (Hydrogeology) to Corporate Vice Presidents effective immediately.
All three will continue with their respective Department Manager responsibilities.
FPM GROUP AWARDED TOWN OF ISLIP LANDFILL MONITORING AND REPORTING SERVICES CONTRACT
October, 2013 - FPM’s Hydrogeology Department has just been awarded a contract from the Town of Islip for monitoring and reporting services for the Town’s three closed solid waste landfills for the next three years. This project was competitively bid and FPM was selected on the basis of our significant experience with this client’s facilities, our high degree of technical expertise, and our cost-competitive proposal. This project will be supported by our landfill gas, greenhouse gas (GHG), and soil vapor intrusion monitoring capabilities and our ability to timely complete not only routine monitoring reports but also the USEPA’s eGGRT reports for GHG emissions. FPM looks forward to continuing our long and successful partnership with the Town of Islip!
FPM GROUP AWARDED CONTRACT FOR NYS PARKS SPILL PREVENTION PROJECT
September, 2013 – FPM was awarded a task order to provide environmental and engineering services to NYS Parks for preparation of Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure Plans (SPCCPs). The work will include updating 11 SPCCPs and preparing 5 new SPCCPs for various parks across LI. The SPCCPs are used by the NYS Parks to inventory and prevent and respond to discharges of petroleum products at their facilities.
FPM GROUP RETAINED BY HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. THROUGH ARNOLD & PORTER FOR LITIGATION SUPPORT, ENGINEERING & HYDROGEOLOGICAL SERVICES
September, 2013 - Services will be required because of a law suit initiated by the City of Glen Cove for contaminating one of their water supply wells.
CHRISTINE PINKOSH AT THE GREAT COW HARBOR RACE
September, 2013 - Congratulations to Christine Pinkosh in Accounts Receivable. She ran the Great Cow Harbor Race (10K), an AAU sanctioned race, in 53.49 minutes. She was 51 out of 327 in her age group. 5,500 people ran the race and the winning time was just a little over 29 minutes by a man from Boulder, CO.
FPM GROUP HOLDS KICK-OFF MEETING FOR EAST HAMPTON WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT PLAN
August, 2013 - FPM Group, teamed with Lombardo Associates, Inc. and the Woods Hole Group, held a televised kick-off meeting on August 26, 2013 to present the Town of East Hampton with the framework for a Comprehensive Wastewater Management Plan. FPM’s role in developing the Plan is to prepare a comprehensive assessment of groundwater quality throughout the Town in support of improved wastewater management practices to provide long-term protection of the Town’s drinking water and surface water quality. Future public meetings will focus on an assessment of the Town’s scavenger waste plant, recommendations for optimum wastewater treatment, and development of a water quality monitoring program.
FPM GROUP - A PROUD SPONSOR OF CAMP GALAXY
August, 2013 - FPM Group was a proud sponsor of Camp Galaxy at the 106th Rescue Wing in Westhampton Beach, NY on August 13, 2013. Shown in the picture are the kids, their teams, a creative base camp, and the flag that each team made. There were lots of activities and recognition, all day long, for tomorrow’s leaders.
FPM GROUP AWARDED SUBCONTRACT FOR NYCT SUPERSTORM SANDY PROJECT
July, 2013 - A subcontract to provide services to New York City Transit (NYCT) has been awarded to FPM to study the effects of Engineering Solutions to protect the NYC subway system from Superstorm Sandy. Under the subcontract, FPM will provide Hydrology, Engineering and Planning Services. Typical projects include replacement of water damaged equipment, sealing of ventilator gratings, installation of floodwalls, plugging subway tubes with an inflatable device, and waterproofing of subway openings.
FPM GROUP AWARDED SUBCONTRACT FOR EAST HAMPTON TOWN-WIDE COMPREHENSIVE WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT PLAN
July, 2013 - The Prime for this award is Lombardo Associates, Inc. As a subcontractor FPM will prepare the Water Quality Monitoring Program component of this Plan. FPM’s role includes compiling and evaluating groundwater quality data Town-wide, assessing groundwater quality in detail in proximity to a landfill and the scavenger waste facility, conducting groundwater shed mapping, assessing deep flow recharge, and developing a Water Quality Monitoring Program. The Team was selected based on our recognized expertise in wastewater management planning and our comprehensive knowledge of East Hampton's water quality and wastewater challenges.
KEVIN PHILLIPS GUEST SPEAKER AT TOURO LAW CENTER
July, 2013 - Kevin Philips, PE, Ph.D. spoke to Professor Rajotte's class along with Lilia Factor, Esq. of the Law Office of Frederick Eisenbud on oil spills and other environmental issues. Here Dr. Philips is demonstrating an example of a light non-aqueous phased liquid (LNAPL).
FPM ENGINEERING GROUP, PC BECOMES A TOWN OF SMITHTOWN QUALIFIED PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FIRM
May, 2013 - FPM has been added to the Town of Smithtown’s list of Qualified Professional Services Firms. Under a two year agreement, FPM will provide Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Architecture, and Civil Engineering on an as-needed basis as various projects pertaining to the design and maintenance of the Town's infrastructure arise.
FPM GROUP’S KEVIN LOYST FEATURED IN WHO’S WHO IN LONG ISLAND BUSINESS NEWS
April, 2013 - The following article was featured in LIBN’s Who’s Who In Environmental and Consulting and Engineering Section, a compilation of profiles of the region’s top business leaders:
Kevin F, Loyst, PE PMP is environmental engineering department manager at FPM Group with more than 20 years experience in civil/environmental engineering providing services in regulation compliance/permitting, environmental impact analysis, hydrology, solid waste management, site investigation, remediation and design, remediating prioritized waste tire dump sites across New York State for the New York State Office of General Services and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation were among the most interesting projects he has worked on at FPM.
"As the project manager/engineer, site reconnaissance, surveying and enumeration activities were performed to develop plans and specifications for processing the waste tire material into beneficial shred material to be used by the New York State Department of Transportation in road construction projects Loyst said." Processing involved specialized activities such as bulk material movement, derimming, debeading, shearing, shredding, classifying, metals removal, storing and transporting tire material." Prior to site processing, site preparation and permitting work involved the construction of access roads, processing and storage pads, and utility connections, Loyst said." Following the development of plans and specifications, bid phase services and construction/remediation/ restoration oversight services were provided.
"In total, approximately 4 million tires were enumerated and recycled at multiple sites located in Long Island and within the mid-Hudson and northern New York regions." Loyst is a professional engineer in New York and is a certified project management professional. He has a Masters of Science degree in Environmental Engineering from Brooklyn Polytechnic University and two Bachelors of Science degrees from Clarkson University, in Civil/Environmental Engineering and Interdisciplinary Engineering and Management. FPM is a full service multi-discipline engineering and environmental consulting firm launched in 1968. FPM's headquarters are located in Ronkonkoma, NY with regional offices in Rome, NY, San Antonio, TX and Lancaster, CA. FPM clients include federal, state. municipal, and private entities including the US Air Force, US Postal Service, US Coast Guard, New York City Transit, New York State Office of General Services, NY State Parks and Towns in Suffolk, Nassau and Westchester Counties.
FPM GROUP AWARDED EAST HAMPTON CONTRACT
March, 2013 - FPM was awarded a contract to monitor landfill gas and groundwater for two Town of East Hampton landfills. FPM has provided these services to the Town for over a decade and our repeated selection is a testimony to the high quality work and value that the Town of East Hampton receives from FPM.
FPM ENGINEERING GROUP, PC AWARDED NYS OGS TERM CONTRACT
February, 2013 - FPM has been awarded a New York State Office of General Services (NYS OGS) Term Contract to provide Engineering/Architectural Services. With a maximum value of $2,000,000 over 5 years, this contract allows the OGS to task FPM with E/A Services for just about any State building or site for any NYS Agency with the vast majority of the work expected to be within the metro NYC, Long Island, and Westchester areas.
FPM GROUP, LTD. RETAINED BY ISLIP RESOURCE RECOVERY AGENCY FOR TITLE V AIR PERMIT RENEWAL
December, 2012 - The Islip Resource Recovery Agency (IRRA) has retained FPM to provide Professional Engineering Services for their Title V Air Permit renewal as required by the NYSDEC and USEPA for the Blydenburgh Road Landfill Complex. The IRRA owns and operates an approximately 109-acre parcel committed to solid waste management and disposal located in the Hamlet of Hauppauge, Town of Islip, New York. FPM is also working with the IRRA on the preparation and submission of Semi-Annual and Annual Title V Compliance Certification Reports as well as their Annual Emission Statements.
CONGRATULATIONS TO KEVIN LOYST FOR ATTAINING PMP CERTIFICATION
November, 2012 - The Project Management Professional (PMP) credential is the most important industry-recognized certification for project managers. Globally recognized and especially valued by the US Army Corps of Engineers, the PMP® demonstrates that you have the experience, education and competency to lead and direct projects. Requirements include a four year bachelors degree and 4,500 hours of managing projects before they let you take a grueling test.
FPM GROUP, LTD. AWARDED SUBCONTRACT ON FAA DESIGN-BUILD CONTRACT
July, 2012 - FPM Group, Ltd. has been awarded a subcontract to provide design services on an 8-year contract for the FAA. The mission of the FAA En Route Facilities Planning and Modernization Team is to modernize and sustain the air traffic control and radar approach facilities which comprise almost 400 million gross square feet in the FAA regions. Current major projects include renovations which focus on maintenance backlog reductions, mitigation of risks to operations which are facility based, abatement and rehabilitation of administrative offices and training/classroom facilities, and critical infrastructure backlog projects which include roofing, plumbing, electrical distribution HVAC systems, and life safety issues.
STEPHANIE DAVIS TO SPEAK AT NYS BAR ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE
June, 2012 - On Friday, June 15 (Albany) and Friday, June 22 (New York City) FPM’s Hydrogeology Department Manager, Stephanie Davis, CPG, PG, will be speaking at the NYS Bar Association conference Marcellus Shale: New Regulations and Challenges
. Stephanie will discuss “Natural Gas Hydrofracking: The Technical Details”.
FPM GROUP ANNOUNCES WINNER OF TRADE SHOW RAFFLE
May, 2012 - At the recent HIA Trade Show and Conference, FPM promoted our newly launched Weekly Newsletter by holding a raffle for a new PING PUTTER. The winner was Justin Meyer who works for Meyer and Associates and practices law and golf in Hauppauge. (http://www.meyeresq.com)
FPM AWARDED A/E SERVICES CONTRACT FROM TEMPO GROUP
April, 2012 - FPM has been selected to provide A/E services for the renovation of a building for the Tempo Group. Construction funds are in the range of $600k to $1 million and will support the renovation of their existing building and garage to better address the needs and concerns of their clientele. The planned scope of work consists of many repairs to the existing building and site consisting of space planning improvements and cosmetic upgrades and potentially the construction of a yoga studio.
FPM GIVES PRESENTATION AT TOWN OF EAST HAMPTON SCAVENGER WASTE FORUM
April, 2012 - Dr. Kevin J. Phillips, PE and Stephanie Davis, CPG gave a public presentation to the Town of East Hampton regarding groundwater monitoring at the Springs-Fireplace Road Landfill and Scavenger Waste Treatment Plant. The presentation summarized the results of over 15 years of monitoring and suggested modifications to more fully evaluate groundwater quality and to assist the Town with decision-making for the future of the Scavenger Waste Treatment Plant.
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FPM ENGINEERING GROUP, PC WINS PROFESSIONAL DESIGN SERVICES TERM CONTRACT
April, 2012 - The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation awarded FPM Engineering Group, PC a term contract for Professional Design Services. This is a three year $1.0M contract that involves the following disciplines: civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, environmental engineering, architecture, and surveying.
FPM GROUP RECEIVES "2012 BEST OF ROME" AWARD
March, 2012 - FPM Group has been selected as a winner of the 2012 Best of Rome Awards in the Engineers category by the US Commerce Association (USCA). The USCA "Best of Local Business" Awards Program recognizes local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and community.
CURRENT ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTING ISSUES PRESENTATION
March, 2012 - Stephanie Davis, FPM’s Hydrogeology Department Manager, gave an informative presentation to students at SUNY Maritime on the subject of Current Environmental Consulting Issues in the Greater New York Metro Area. Topics covered included the current regulatory framework, recent issues (soil vapor intrusion), emerging issues (pharmaceuticals, nitrogen to surface water), and typical investigation and remediation techniques, all illustrated by examples of recent projects that involved cleanup of discharges to New York metro area surface waters. The presentation concluded that despite over 30 years of environmental regulation, there are still environmental sites being found and created; that emerging issues will continue to drive new regulations; and there is a continuing need for educated and dedicated environmental hydrogeologists and engineers.
FPM GROUP, LTD. INVOLVED IN FASCINATING 2ND AVENUE SUBWAY PROJECT
February, 2012 - FPM is involved in a 17 billion dollar construction project at the 2nd Avenue subway which extends from the Upper East Side to Lower Manhattan. The picture shows Kevin Phillips (CEO, FPM Group, Ltd.), Peter Torres (Chief Engineer, New York City Transit) and Tim Gianfrancesco (PM for 2nd Avenue, NYCT Capital Construction) in the newly completed east and west tunnels (from 92nd Street to 63rd Street) that were created by boring through solid rock (Manhattan schist) with a tunnel boring machine (TBM). This is a fascinating project that is being drilled and blasted through the bedrock of NYC along 2nd Avenue. When it is completed in 2016, it will transport 1.2 million people a day.
FPM ENGINEERING GROUP, P.C. APPOINTED TOWN OF BROOKHAVEN PROFESSIONAL SERVICE PROVIDER
January, 2012 – At the Brookhaven Town Board meeting of January 5, 2012, FPM was appointed as a qualified Professional Service Provider to the Town. The resolution enables FPM to engage in contracts for individual projects and grants within the Engineering Division. Typical projects include drainage review, subdivision review, site plan review, project design, surveys, stake-out, management, and inspection.
FPM GROUP, LTD. COMPLETES AN IRA AT PLATTSBURGH AFB FOR AMEC
December, 2011 – Here are some comments from AMEC’s Project Manager:
“The field crew executed back breaking field work under extremely challenging conditions. This positive performance has been recognized by AMEC’s program management, home owners, client (Dave Farnsworth, AFCEE), AFCEE’s client (Val de la Fuente, AFRPA BRAC), as well as up Val’s chain of command.
The specific FPM personnel that that worked on the project and should be recognized are listed below.
Folks that were instrumental in executing the work:
Jack Pratt, Jack of All Trades Extraordinaire;
Peter Morat, Talented Excavator Operator and Field Project Executioner
The field folks below were real troopers and the project could not have been completed without their participation and fortitude and brawn in getting the manual effort completed.
I also want to recognize Shane Chargo, who was fundamental in getting the field work started.
Last but not least, Niels van Hoesel, Project/Field Manager, showed great dedication, leadership, and was very responsive to all requests. While it is challenging to wear multiple hats on a project this size, Niels managed to be project manager, field manager, report author, and prepare proposals during the last five months…. and he did so with a positive attitude. My sincere thank you to Niels for ALL his hard work.”
UPDATE ON THE MARCELLUS SHALE IN NEW YORK STATE
December 15, 2011 - Stephanie O. Davis, CPG, FPM’s Hydrogeology Department Manager, together with James Rigano, Esq. of Rigano LLC, gave a presentation to the Nassau County Bar Association on the status of the development of natural gas resources in the Marcellus Shale in New York State. The presentation was attended by about 40 practicing Nassau County attorneys who were deeply interested in the subject, judging by the lively and lengthy debates that ensued. Stephanie’s presentation was designed to provide a general understanding of the geology and natural gas properties of the Marcellus Shale, the estimated reserves (potential and recoverable), the recent advances in horizontal drilling and high-volume fracturing that have made exploitation of this resource economically feasible, and some of the potential environmental concerns. Specific concerns covered included potential contamination of groundwater aquifers, frac water source issues, and wastewater management and disposal issues. Mr. Rigano’s portion of the presentation covered the current status of New York State’s Draft Supplemental GEIS for high-volume fracturing operations and horizontal well drilling, and New York’s draft regulations for the development of the Marcellus Shale. FPM is tracking the progress of Marcellus Shale development in New York State; this emerging market looks promising for many of the services that FPM provides to existing clients.
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DR. KEVIN PHILLIPS, CEO OF FPM REMEDIATIONS AND FPM GROUP WAS VOTED INTO “WHO’S WHO” BY LONG ISLAND BUSINESS COMMUNITY
HYDROFRACKING IN NEW YORK STATE
December, 2011 – FPM’s Hydrogeology Department Manager, Stephanie Davis, together with James Rigano, Esq., presented a two-hour seminar to the Nassau County Bar Association covering the technical, regulatory, and legal issues associated with the emerging topic of Marcellus Shale hydrofracking in New York State. NCBA CLE Director, Barbara E. Kraut, commented afterwards: “Hydrofracking in New York State was a hit! Much pertinent, timely and practical information was shared. It was a treat for the attendees to be enlightened by such an outstanding panel. On behalf of the Nassau Academy of Law, thank you for your role in the success of the program and for keeping the Long Island legal community up-to-date in this evolving area of law.”
December, 2011 – Eileen Maida, of FPM's Accounts Payable Department, will be retiring from FPM at the end of the year. During her 15 years at FPM’s Headquarters in Ronkonkoma, Eileen has been in charge of paying FPM’s invoices, processing employee expenses, and reconciling credit card and insurance issues. Eileen’s experience and dedication made her a valuable asset to FPM’s front office, she will surely be missed. We wish Eileen all the best in her retirement.
GSA CONTRACT EXTENSION
October, 2011 – FPM Group, Ltd.’s GSA contract for Environmental Services has been extended through 2015. Under GSA Contract GS10F0006L, FPM will continue to provide services under SIN 899-1 Environmental Planning Services and Documentation, SIN 899-7 Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and SIN 899-8 Remediation.
BROWNFIELD REMEDIATION PROGRAM NEARING COMPLETION AT THE TOWN OF HUNTINGTON’S VETERAN’S NATURE STUDY AREA
October, 2011 – FPM Engineering Group, P.C. is nearing completion of engineering services for a Brownfield Remediation Program at the Town of Huntington’s Veteran’s Nature Study Area (VNSA). This site included an historic three-acre landfill, which was removed during the remedial project, enabling the restoration of the VNSA to park use. This work was overseen by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.
ONGOING SERVICES FOR THE CITY OF TULARE, CALIFORNIA
Since 2002, the City of Tulare has contracted FPM to perform groundwater monitoring and provide compliance sampling and reporting services for the 32 monitoring wells located in and downgradient of the City of Tulare Wastewater Treatment Plant. On a quarterly schedule, the water levels in the wells are measured, the wells are purged using the dedicated pumps, and samples are retained for laboratory analysis of the full range of Title 22 constituents, including radioactivity and perchlorate for 5 of the monitoring wells. A quarterly report with analytical data interpretation and a water table map is prepared.
NEW NYS PARKS DEPARTMENT TASK ORDER
October, 2011 – Under our New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation contract for A/E Design Services for the Long Island State Park Region, FPM is providing Pre-Engineering Tasks involving surveying, concrete testing, and underwater exploration to better evaluate design options for repairing/replacing the 100 year old historic Connetquot River Dam.
FPM GROUP TO WORK WITH THE UNITED STATES ARMY GARRISON, WEST POINT ON ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT
September, 2011 – FPM Group, Ltd. has been selected by the US Army Garrison, West Point, NY to perform an Environmental Assessment for the Mine Lake Dam Rehabilitation project at West Point, NY. This project was awarded via FPM Group, Ltd’s GSA contract. This assessment will outline the Proposed Action and Alternatives and Environmental Impact involved in the rehabilitation of the Mine Lake Dam.
SSDS DESIGN FOR WERFEL & ASSOCIATES
September, 2011 – FPM Group, Ltd. was retained by Werfel & Associates, Architects PC to design a Methane Mitigation System for a facility located at 3 Corporate Drive in Peekskill, New York. FPM designed a sub-slab depressurization system (SSDS) for the building consisting of a horizontal well system to mitigate methane intrusion into the building.
FPM GROUP PARTNERS WITH TETRA TECH TO PERFORM REMEDIATION SERVICES AT EDWARDS AFB, CA
September, 2011 – FPM Group, Ltd. in partnership with Tetra Tech, Inc. has been selected by the Air Force Center for Engineering and the Environment (AFCEE) to provide Remedial Action-Operations at various sites at Edwards AFB, California. FPM Group, Ltd. will coordinate with Tetra Tech on the installation of Injection and Monitoring Wells, Baseline Sampling and Monitoring and Implementation and Annual Remedial Action reporting.
NEW HIRE - HYDROGEOLOGY DEPARTMENT
September, 2011 – FPM's Hydrogeology Department recently hired George Holmes, a hydrogeologist and civil engineer. His professional experience includes landfill monitoring, groundwater and soil investigations, and remediation projects – he is a welcome addition to our project teams!
TOM DORISKI, CPG, RECEIVES USACE CQMC CERTIFICATE
August, 2011 – FPM Geologist, Tom Doriski, received a USACE Construction Quality Management for Contractors certificate. One of FPM’s biggest clients is the USACE and every Corps construction contract stipulates that the contractor’s quality control representative is required to have this training. The training identifies responsibilities of all parties which enhances effective communication through all construction phases.
FPM ENGINEERING GROUP, P.C. AWARDED TOWN OF ISLIP PROJECT
April, 2011 – FPM Engineering Group, P.C. was awarded a contract to perform Engineering Services to the Town of Islip’s Islip Resource Recovery Agency (IRRA). FPM providing services required for the preparation and submission of Semi-Annual and Annual Title V Compliance Certification Reports and the Annual Emission Statement as required by the NYSDEC and USEPA for the IRRA's Blydenburgh Road Landfill Complex. The estimated completion of the contract is January 2015.
NYC OFFICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL REMEDIATION SELECTS FPM GROUP AS A QUALIFIED VENDOR
June, 2010 – FPM Group, Ltd. has been selected by the New York City Office of Environmental Remediation (NYC OER) as a Qualified Vendor of environmental and engineering consulting services for environmental investigations and remediation of Local Brownfield Cleanup Program and E-designated sites in New York City. Clients who select FPM for these services are eligible for grants under the NYC Brownfield Incentive Grant (BIG) Program. The BIG grants reimburse a wide variety of costs, including Phase I ESAs, Phase II investigations, laboratory testing, work plans, reports, soil removal/disposal, and site caps. learn more
Spring, 2009– FPM Group, Ltd., will be exhibiting our geophysical grave location services (Booth #408) at the 2009 ICCFA Exhibition and Convention in Las Vegas, NV April 20 – 23 in support of our forensic/archaeological geophysical services. FPM will also be exhibiting at the 2009 North American Chevra Kadisha and Jewish Cemetery Conference (by special request) in Berkeley, CA June 7 – 9 during which FPM employee Elizabeth Agin will be presenting “Geophysical Investigations for Locating Unmarked Graves.”
FPM GROUP PARTICIPATES IN
WORLD RUN DAY 2008
November 8, 2008– FPM Group, Ltd., employees support their favorite charities by participating in World Run Day 2008.
NYC GREEN CODES TASK FORCE
July 14, 2008- Dr. Kevin J. Phillips, P.E., has been invited to join the NYC Green Codes Task Force as a member of the Climate Adaptation Technical Committee. The Task Force, which was formed at the request of Mayor Michael Bloomberg and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, will recommend changes to “green” the laws and regulations that govern NYC construction. Specifically, the Climate Adaptation Technical Committee will generate recommendations based on the field-specific expertise of their members. “With New York City reissuing their building codes, this is an exciting time. FPM Group is proud to participate in the greening of New York City Codes and is happy to volunteer its time,” says Dr. Phillips.
FPM GROUP RECEIVES $5 MILLION U.S. POSTAL SERVICE CONTRACT
June 1, 2008- FPM Group has been awarded a contract with the United States Postal Service to provide environmental services, construction cost and design services, and support services for the New York Metro area, which encompasses Northern and Central New Jersey, New York City and the surrounding counties. The area covered will also include Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Contract duration is 2 years, with (3) one-year renewal options.
FPM PRESENTED AT THE 2008 ICCFA CONVENTION
March, 2008 - FPM's Elizabeth Agin presented "CSI: Locating Unmarked Graves" at the ICCFA Convention in San Diego, CA. Ms. Agin discussed technology used for identifying unmarked graves such as Global Positioning Systems (GPS), Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and 3-D Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR).
FPM PRESENTED AT THE 2008 ESOH TRAINING SYMPOSIUM
March, 2008 - FPM's Jason Fortier presented "GIS Enterprise Solutions - Lessons Learned" at the Environment, Safety, and Occupational Health Training Symposium in Reno, Nevada.
REMEDIATION COMPLETED AT NYS BROWNFIELD CLEANUP PROGRAM SITE
November, 2007 - FPM Group has just completed a remediation project for Tiago Holdings, LLC at their East River Plaza project in Harlem, New York. This $15 million remediation project was conducted under the NYS Brownfield Cleanup Program (BCP) in conjunction with redevelopment activities. The remedial work documentation has been submitted to the NYSDEC and a Certificate of Completion, which paves the way for substantial tax credits, is scheduled to be issued in late 2007. FPM continues to provide environmental oversight services during the construction phase of this project.
FPM GROUP SPONSORS NEW YORK BROWNFIELD CLEANUP PROGRAM SEMINAR
November 2, 2007 – Co-hosted by the Environmental Business Association of NY, SUNY Center for Brownfield Studies and Sustainable Long Island, FPM Group was one of a group of sponsors for this event held in Rochester, NY. A team of key NYSDEC personnel and experienced environmental professionals provided practical advice and tips on navigating the Brownfield Cleanup Program.
DR. KEVIN J. PHILLIPS PRESENTS "THE REBUILDING OF GROUND ZERO" AT AIR FORCE CENTER FOR ENGINEERING AND THE ENVIRONMENT
October 16, 2007 - The attacks on the World Trade Center and their impact on the New York City Transit system was the subject of a presentation by Dr. Kevin J. Phillips, CEO of FPM Group at AFCEE headquarters in San Antonio, Texas. “The Rebuilding of Ground Zero”, a presentation narrated by Dr. Phillips, documents the history and brutal attacks of September 11, 2001, and the destruction, cleanup, planning and commencement of rebuilding the site.
NYS VOLUNTARY CLEANUP PROGRAM REMEDIATION SYSTEM ONLINE
August, 2007 - FPM Group has designed and is now operating a multi-depth air sparge/soil vapor extraction (AS/SVE) system at the 90-30 Metropolitan Avenue site in Queens, New York, a NYS Voluntary Cleanup Program (VCP)site. FPM provided conceptual engineering design, pilot testing, construction oversight, and system OM&M for a three-level AS/two-level SVE remediation system for a chlorinated solvent plume. Remedial documents are in preparation for the NYSDEC’s Certificate of Completion for this remedial project.
DR. KEVIN J. PHILLIPS A PANELIST AT MUNICIPAL ART SOCIETY PROGRAM
June 11, 2007 – The subject of climate change in NYC was the topic at the Municipal Art Society Program in New York City. Dr. Kevin J. Phillips, P.E., CEO of FPM Group, was included as a panelist, discussing Groundwater Impacts to City Infrastructure Due to a Rise in Sea Level.
CONTRACT EXTENDED WITH NEW YORK CITY TRANSIT AUTHORITY
January 26, 2007 – FPM Group has received a two-year contract extension from the New York City Transit Authority for Environmental Engineering/Hydrology services for various projects in the Authority’s Capital Program.
FPM Group will provide consulting services including hydrological, water and other environmental impact issues, including studies, assessments and reports for the Capital Program which include projects such as: Invert Stabilizations, Dewatering Projects, Drainage Studies, Car and Bus Washer Design, Water Supply Studies, and Oil Spill Studies.
FPM GROUP TO PROVIDE A/E SUPPORT TO STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
January 2, 2007 - FPM Group has been chosen by Stony Brook University Hospital to provide Architect and Engineering services for the installation of two mobile O.R. trailers. FPM Group will develop and provide design documents for the civil, site and structural elements and modifications necessary to support the installation of two mobile O.R. trailers, including field verification, site layout, and modifications to support this installation
CONTRACT WITH CITY OF TULARE EXTENDED
September 7, 2006 - City of Tulare Public Works Director Nelson reported that the Board of Public Utilities Commissioners awarded a contract to FPM Group on June 6, 2002 to sample and analyze the groundwater monitoring wells around the wastewater treatment plant once per quarter for a range of chemicals. Mr. Nelson stated that the Regional Water Quality Control Board required one year of quarterly analysis for additional chemicals in their most recent discharge permit, and FPM Group was awarded a contract in December 2002 to perform the additional work at a negotiated cost increase, and also approved a contract extension in 2005.
NEW HAZARDOUS WASTE MANIFEST FORM - NATIONWIDE HAZARDOUS WASTE SHIPPING AFFECTED
September 5, 2006 - New federal hazardous waste manifest forms are required by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for shipping hazardous waste nationwide. This new regulation has been adopted by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) also. Your hazardous waste vendor should be aware of this change and using these new forms as of September 5, 2006.
FPM GROUP AWARDED $1.22 MILLION CONTRACT WITH U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS (USACE)
June 28, 2006 – FPM Group was awarded a contract for $1,227,404 from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District for the Military Munitions Response Program (MMRP) Site Inspections at MMRP-eligible sites at U.S. Army Installations in the Western Region.
FPM GROUP AWARDED $1.16 MILLION CONTRACT WITH U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS (USACE)
June 28, 2006 – FPM Group was awarded a contract for $1,166,614 from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District for the Military Munitions Response Program (MMRP) Site Inspections at MMRP-eligible sites at U.S. Army installations in the Central Region
CONTRACT WITH DORMITORY AUTHORITY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK AWARDED TO FPM GROUP
February 1, 2006 – FPM has entered into a two-year term contract with the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY) to provide Architectural, Engineering, and Construction Support Services for construction and rehabilitation work at various sites in the State of New York.
CONTRACT WITH UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE - NY METRO AREA AWARDED TO FPM GROUP
June 28, 2004 – FPM Group has been awarded a one year indefinite quantity A/E contract with a four year option from the United States Postal Service, totaling $5,000,000. Contract covers the NY Metropolitan area.
$5 MILLION CONTRACT WITH USPS AWARDED TO FPM GROUP
May 17, 2004 – FPM Group has been awarded a one year indefinite quantity Architect/Engineering contract with a four year option from the United States Postal Service, totaling $5 Million, covering the New York City and Long Island Area.
FPM GROUP AWARDED CONTRACT WITH U.S. COAST GUARD
January 30, 2004 – FPM Group has been awarded an Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity contract with the United States Coast Guard First District, to provide professional Architect/Engineering Services.
FPM AWARDED $1.1 - $2.75 BILLION CONTRACT WITH THE AIR FORCE CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL EXCELLENCE (AFCEE)
January 23, 2003 – FPM Group has been awarded a five-year, $1.1 Billion indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract, participating with 27 other contractors with the Air Force Center for Environmental Excellence (AFCEE).
ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS KANSAS CITY DISTRICT CONTRACT AWARDED TO FPM
September 23, 2002 – FPM Group has been awarded a $5,000,000 Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity contract with the Army Corp. of Engineers, Kansas City District, EPA Region II and Region VII
FPM AWARDED CONTRACT WITH OFFICE OF GENERAL SERVICES (OGS)
January 2, 2002 - FPM Group has entered into a three-year, $1,000,000 consulting agreement with the Office of General Services, (OGS) State of New York, to provide Engineering/Architectural Services.