Baystate Environmental Consultants, Inc. Joins GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.

Norwood and East Longmeadow MA – May 11, 2007 – GZA GeoEnvironmental Inc., one of the area’s leading environmental and geotechnical consulting firms, has announced that Baystate Environmental Consultants, Inc. (BEC) of East Longmeadow, MA and East Hartford, CT has joined the company and expanded GZA’s capabilities in Massachusetts and Connecticut.

BEC will operate as a wholly-owned subsidiary of GZA. BEC has been providing civil engineering, environmental permitting and water resource expertise in the Northeast for over 35 years. Whether it’s performing environmental impact studies for major construction projects, working with public and private water supply systems or designing commercial and residential development projects, BEC’s civil engineers and environmental scientists work hand-in-hand to guide their clients through the environmental permitting and design process. The firm’s clients include architects engineers and planners; federal and state government agencies; municipalities; and private developers.

BEC will continue to operate from their East Longmeadow, MA location. The East Hartford, CT office will merge into GZA’s newly expanded office in Bloomfield later this year. GZA consolidated its Hartford area operations in Bloomfield, CT last September, combining staff from its long-term Vernon location with the staff from Environmental Risk Limited (ERL) who joined GZA in 2006. The addition of BEC will allow GZA to offer expanded professional services and technical capabilities creating one of the most experienced and versatile consulting firms in the Connecticut River Valley.

“BEC is a well respected name in the industry with a strong culture of providing individualized service for all of their clients,” said William R. Beloff, President and CEO of GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. “They share our commitment to bringing efficient solutions for all of their client’s individual needs. Their knowledge and expertise will further enhance our continued commitment to the highest level of services for all of our existing and new clients.”

About GZA
Founded in 1964, GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. is a multi-disciplined firm providing environmental consulting, geotechnical and civil engineering, environmental remediation contracting, regulatory compliance, litigation support, air quality, solid waste services, specialty construction, occupational health and safety, and site development services.  GZA maintains corporate offices at One Edgewater Drive, Norwood, MA 02062. The firm has approximately 500 employees and operates 22 offices, in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Great Lakes Regions of the United States. For additional information, please call William R. Beloff, CEO at 781-278-3801 or visit the company’s website at