North Wind Resource Consulting LLC was awarded a $1.4 million contract for environmental support services at the U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground. Under the multi-year contract, North Wind Resource Consulting will provide a full range of environmental services including compliance assistance for regulatory requirements such as the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, Clean Water Act, Safe Drinking Water Act, and National Environmental Policy Act. North Wind activities at Yuma Proving Ground include test and evaluation of artillery platforms, aviation systems, mobility equipment, advanced sensor technology and more, as well as supporting management of natural and cultural resources.
The Yuma Proving Ground encompasses more than 1,300 square miles in southwest Arizona and is the Army’s premier natural environment test installation. It is the Army’s largest test organization and serves as the headquarters for the cold regions (Alaska) and tropic regions (Hawaii and Suriname). The desert environment and rugged terrain are ideal for testing combat equipment.
North Wind Resource Consulting is a subsidiary of North Wind Group, a CIRI company, and provides full service natural and cultural resource consulting, geographic information systems and regulatory compliance and permitting services. Learn more about North Wind by visiting www.northwindgrp.com.
The mission of CIRI is to promote the economic and social well-being and Alaska Native heritage of our Shareholders, now and into the future, through prudent stewardship of the company’s resources, while furthering self-sufficiency among CIRI Shareholders and their families.
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Cook Inlet Region, Inc. (CIRI) is one of 12 regional corporations established in Alaska by the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act of 1971. CIRI is owned by over 9,200 Shareholders, primarily of Athabascan, Southeast Indian, Inupiat, Yup’ik, Alutiiq/Sugpiaq and Aleut/Unangax descent.