Prince George's County launches RFQ for waste PPP project

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Prince George's County launches RFQ for waste PPP project

The Prince George's County, in Maryland, has launched a request for qualifications (RFQ) for the development of a new waste processing PPP project.

The project involves the development of a new waste treatment plant to transform the non - recyclable municipal solid waste into recover recyclable material and to produce solid, liquid, or gaseous fuel, steam, and/or power.

Adam Ortiz, director for the Department of the Environment for Prince George's County stated:

We look forward to reviewing the best technologies to help us divert waste from the landfill and recover this valuable resource for renewable energy. The private public partnership will be beneficial to our Country, our communities, and the environment.

The Prince George's County has appointed Gershman, Brickner & Bratton (GBB) to assist with the development of the project. Harvey W. Gershman, GBB President commented:

We are pleased to have this opportunity to work with Prince George's County to develop such a necessary plan for waste destined for disposal, and investigate viable long-term technology partnerships. Headquartered in the Mid-Atlantic region, we are very familiar with the solid waste management landscape in Maryland and feel that we are uniquely positioned to provide valuable insight to help Prince George's County address its future needs.

Overall, in 2010, the county landfilled approximately 350,000 tons of MSW at its Brown Station landfill, which is forecasted to reach its permitted capacity in 2020.

Prince George's County, located immediately north, east, and south of Washington DC, has a population of about 900,000 inhabitants.

Interested parties must submit their qualifications documents on or before 3 December 2014.

To download bid documents:

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