PASADENA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 10, 2012--
Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that it is one of four
firms awarded the $700 million U.S. Agency for International Development
(USAID) Strengthening Tenure and Resource Rights (STARR) program. Tetra
Tech will provide technical assistance to help improve security of
property rights and access to land and related natural resources in
developing countries. The new STARR program, a successor to previous
global programs, will help address needs identified by USAID and other
U.S. government agencies including the Department of State, Department
of Defense, and the Millennium Challenge Corporation.
Tetra Tech will help USAID implement innovative approaches to strengthen
property rights and resource tenure as methods of advancing key U.S.
government strategic foreign assistance objectives. The goals of the
program include enhanced food security and economic growth, resource
governance, strengthened property rights for women and vulnerable
groups, climate change adaptation, and conflict prevention, among others.
About Tetra Tech (www.tetratech.com)
Tetra Tech is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, program
management, construction management, and technical services. The Company
supports government and commercial clients by providing innovative
solutions to complex problems focused on water, environment, energy,
infrastructure, and natural resources. With more than 13,000 employees
worldwide, Tetra Tech’s capabilities span the entire project life cycle.
Any statements made in this release that are not based on historical
fact are forward-looking statements. Any forward-looking
statements made in this release represent management’s best judgment as
to what may occur in the future. However, Tetra Tech’s actual
outcome and results are not guaranteed and are subject to certain risks,
uncertainties and assumptions ("Future Factors"), and may differ
materially from what is expressed. For a description of Future
Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from such
forward-looking statements, see the discussion under the section "Risk
Factors" included in the Company’s Form 10-K and 10-Q filings with the
Securities and Exchange Commission.
Source: Tetra Tech, Inc.
Tetra Tech, Inc.
Jim Wu, Investor Relations
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