The following is a list of the data available in each of the individual records in the Forecast Database.
Title of the Project or Procurement.
Description of the Acquisition
: The supply or service the agency will be buying.
: EPA’s Procurement Division or Region issuing the procurement.
End User by AAship or Region:
The end user’s main EPA Program Office or Region(s) the procurement supports.
End User by Program Office, Division or Laboratory
: The name of the Program Office that the procurement will directly support.
: The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code that sets the small business size standard to the procurement. For more information on NAICS Codes
, visit the Internet at: http://www.sba.gov/size
NAICS Code Title
: The Title of the NAICS Code.
NAICS Code Size Standard
: The NAICS Code size standard that sets the small business standard for the procurement.
: The type of contract anticipated to be awarded.
: The anticipated method for conducting the procurement. Please note that market research will determine the actual method of procurement, so this can change during the procurement process.
Estimated Dollar Range
: The estimated value of the contract for its entire period of performance including options, if applicable.
Place of Performance
: For on-site contracts, this is the location where the contract work will be performed. If no specified place of performance is listed
, the work may be performed at the “Contractor’s Facility.”
Solicitation Issue Date
: The estimated date when the solicitation will be issued.
Target Award Date
: The estimated target award date.
: The contracting person responsible for the procurement action.
Other Procurement Information
: This information is critical to increase competition
. Check here for Conflict of Interest or Limitation of Future Contracting information.
: Check here for the current status of the procurement action.
: Upon award, the Contractor and the Award date will be added.
Attachments or Internet Link
: The attachments may include
, if it is a follow-on requirement, the current contract number and the former or current SOW, or the Internet link for the SOW.
Updated Records in the Forecast Database
The Forecast Database will reflect the “real time” status of each procurement opportunity and be dated to reflect the latest revision. We encourage frequent visits to check the status of procurement opportunities and find new procurement opportunities added throughout the year.
We are striving to keep the data on EPA procurement opportunities current
, accurate, and complete to increase competition through improved communication with the Contractor community.
Acronym, Initials and Abbreviation List for Acquisition Forecast Database
EPA Environmental Protection Agency
OAM Office of Acquisition Management
SIC Standard Industrial Classification
NAICS North American Industry Classification System
FY Fiscal Year
Q1 1st Quarter
Q2 2nd Quarter
Q3 3rd Quarter
Q4 4th Quarter
OA Office of the Administrator
OARM Office of Administration and Resources Management
OAR Office of Air and Radiation
OECA Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance
OEI Office of Environmental Information
OCFO Office of the Chief Financial Officer
OGC Office of General Counsel
OIG Office of the Inspector General
OIA Office of International Activities
OP Office of Policy
OPPTS Office of Prevention Pesticides and Toxic Substances
ORD Office of Research and Development
OSWER Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response
OW Office of Water
CPAF Cost Plus Award Fee
CPFF Cost Plus Fixed Fee
CPIF Cost Plus Incentive Fee
FFP Firm Fixed Price
FPAF Fixed Price Award Fee
FPIF Fixed Price Incentive Fee
IDIQ Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity
LOE Level of Effort
Location of EPA’s Regional Offices
I - Boston VI - Dallas
II - New York VII - Kansas City
III - Philadelphia VIII- Denver
IV - Atlanta IX - San Francisco
V - Chicago X - Seattle
Competitive Full and Open Competition
8(a) Competitive Competition Restricted to 8(a) Certified Companies
SB Set-Aside Competition will be restricted to Small Businesses
FSS Federal Supply Schedule or Non-MOBIS
GWAC Government-Wide Area Contract
JWOD Javits - Wagner O'Day Act, procurement from NIB or NISH
MAS Multiple Award Schedule and it is Non-FSS or GWAC
MOBIS Management, Organization and Business Improvement Services Contract
NISH National Industries for the Severely Handicapped
NIB National Industries for the Blind
Questions? Please contact EPA’s Office of Acquisition Management (OAM)
Attention: Competition Advocate, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Mail Code 3801R
Washington, D.C. 20460, Business Phone Number: (202) 564-4321, Fax: (202) 565-2473