BUFFALO, N.Y., Oct. 25, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Ecology and Environment, Inc. (E & E) (Nasdaq:EEI) has declared an increase of the six-month dividend to 22 cents per share. This represents the 48 th consecutive dividend since the Company became public in 1987 and the 16 th increase in 23 years.

The dividend is payable on or before December 24 to shareholders of both Class A and Class B common stock on record as of December 1. The Board of Directors has set the date of the annual shareholder meeting for January 20, 2011, for shareholders of record December 7, 2010.

Ecology and Environment, Inc., has completed more than 50,000 projects for a wide variety of clients in 96 countries, providing environmental solutions in nearly every ecosystem on our planet. The Company is listed on the NASDAQ under the symbol EEI and is located on the web at www.ene.com .
CONTACT:  Ecology and Environment, Inc.          John Mye, Chief Financial Officer          (716) 684-8060          jmye@ene.com