Versar, Inc. (NYSE Amex:VSR) has deployed a team of scientists to the Gulf coast region to provide technical support in response to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Versar was selected due to its rapid response capabilities and over 35 years of ecological monitoring and surveying experience. On-scene Versar scientists will be supported remotely by other Versar divisions with modeling, meteorology, fisheries ecology, sensitive habitat and other technical experts. Versar has expertise in both oil spill response and Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) and is able to quickly respond to incidents of this magnitude.
Anthony Otten, CEO of Versar said, “It is a privilege to provide our technical services in the Gulf Region to protect our nation’s natural resources. Versar is committed to doing everything possible to assist in this effort.”
VERSAR, INC., headquartered in Springfield, VA, is a publicly held international professional services firm supporting government and industry in national defense/homeland defense programs, environmental health and safety and infrastructure revitalization. VERSAR operates a number of web sites, including the corporate Web sites, www.versar.com, www.homelanddefense.com, www.geomet.com; www.viap.com; www.dtaps.com; www.adventenv.com, and www.ppsgb.com.
This press release contains forward-looking information. The forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements may be significantly impacted by certain risks and uncertainties described herein and in Versar’s Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission for the year ended June 26, 2009. The forward-looking statements are made as of the date hereof and Versar does not undertake to update its forward-looking statements.