Jun 20, 2011 | Print
ABOUT THE EBJ BUSINESS ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
In October-December of 2008, EBJ solicited the environmental industry via email, website and word-of-mouth for nominations for the EBJ Business Achievement Awards. Nominations were accepted in 200-word essays in either specific or unspecified categories. Final awards were determined by a committee of EBJ staff and EBJ editorial advisory board members. The 2008 EBJ awards were presented in a special ceremony at EBJ's Environmental Industry Summit VII in Coronado, California on the evening of February 20, 2009. The Environmental Industry Summit is an annual threeday event osted by EBJ. Congratulations to the 2008 winners and EBJ encourages all interested companies to participate next year.
EBJ 2008 Business Achievement Award Winners
BUSINESS ACHIEVEMENT: CONSULTING & ENGINEERING:
SMALL FIRMS (<$20 MILLION)
SILVER MEDAL: PARS Environmental, Inc., a seven-year-old environmental services firm, for growing revenue from $400,000 in 2005 to more than $4 million in 2008, and for increasing staff from five people to 35 professionals over the same period. Working closely with several universities, PARS' consulting business group conducts research and development in innovative environmental technologies and assists with the commercialization of those technologies. For example, PARS has worked with Lehigh Nanotech LLC and Lehigh University to develop and commercialize nanotechnology products for the in situ remediation of soil and groundwater. In October 2007, PARS was named Small Business Company of the Year by the Small Business Administration of New Jersey and PARS President and CEO Kiran Gill was named Entrepreneur of the Year in 2007 by the New Jersey Business and Industry Association
June 2017. This summer, PARS will be conducting Right To Know Inventories for more than 50 School Districts, Municipalities and Public Utilities throughout New Jersey.
June 2017. PARS is working for the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYCDEP) to provide a fume hood survey in Bronx, New York.
May 2017. PARS' Health & Safety Divison continues to provide Lead in Drinking Water Testing for over 25 School Districts througuout New Jersey.
April 2017. PARS was awarded two Task Orders from the EPA. One to support Green Infrastructure Researsh at the Edison Environmental Center; and a second to expand monitoring with the Louisville and Jefferson County Metropolitian Sewer District in Louisville, Kentucky.
April 2017. PARS was awarded a contract by the USACE Louisville District to provide NEPA services for a historic preservation study at the Paul A. Doble U.S. Army Reserve Center in New Hampshire.
April 2017. PARS was awarded a contract by the USACE Louisville District to provide NEPA services supporting the U.S. Army Reserve 63rd Regional Support Command in Pheonix, Arizona.
April 2017. PARS will be providing Asbestos Safety Control Monitoring (ASCM) Services for a one-year period for Rowan University at all four of its campus in New Jersey.
March 2017. PARS, along with our Joint Venture partner, Gannett-Fleming, was awarded a contract from the USACE, Louisville District for a Underground Storage Tank (UST) removal at Caesar Creek in Waynesville, Ohio.