Press Releases

AECOM Partnership to Monitor COVID-19 RNA in Wastewater; Lara Poloni Quoted

Lara Poloni President AECOM

AECOM has partnered with Bergen County Utilities Authority (BCUA) and Columbia University to monitor COVID-19 ribonucleic acid (RNA) in wastewater, which can be a leading indicator of infection rates, in the BCUA sewer shed. The team has collected, tested and analyzed more than 650 samples, with results indicating that wastewater monitoring statistically provides a seven- to ten-day leading indicator of reported COVID-19 cases.

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Executive Mosaic Opens Nominations for 2021 Wash100 Award

2021 Wash100

Executive Mosaic, a leadership organization and media company, has opened nominations for the eighth iteration of the Wash100 Award that yearly recognizes private and public sector leaders for their achievement, vision and leadership, as well as their contributions and efforts in driving growth and innovation in the government contracting industry. Nominations for the 2021 Wash100 Award can be submitted through the Wash100 website until Jan. 8, 2021.

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Northrop Wraps up HALO Preliminary Design Review; Steve Krein Quoted

Northrop Grumman HALO module design

Northrop Grumman has completed the initial preliminary design review (PDR) for the Habitation and Logistics Outpost (HALO), the company reported on Wednesday. The module will support NASA's Lunar Gateway by working as a crew habitat and docking hub for vehicles. “Maturing HALO through its preliminary design marks a major milestone in the module's production,“ said Steve Krein, vice president of civil and commercial satellites at Northrop Grumman.

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AT&T Secures $311M NOAA Task Order to Modernize Network; Chris Smith Quoted

Chris Smith

AT&T has been awarded a ten-year, $311 million task order from the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to deliver modern networking capabilities and advanced technologies. "This task order award is testimony to our capability to deliver robust and reliable services at scale and manage them end-to-end to help government agencies like NOAA improve mission fulfillment," said Chris Smith, vice president of civilian and shared services at AT&T Public Sector and FirstNet.

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