News & Spotlights

  • Putting the Cart Before the Horse – PFAS Investigations Require Sophisticated Analysis before Site Characterization Begins

    On October 15th, Kathi Wurzel of NewFields and Kandi Brown of NGS presented a presentation titled, “Putting the Cart Before the Horse – PFAS Investigations Require Sophisticated Analysis before Site Characterization Begins” at the 25th International … Read More

  • NGS Awarded USACE-Seattle District MATOC

    NGS has recently been awarded a firmed fixed price Miscellaneous Environmental Services and Sediment Sampling and Analysis in Various Northwest States, Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC) to support the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Seattle District (program capacity of $5 million)… Read More

  • USEPA Releases PFAS Action Plan
    (Feb 2019)

    On February 14, 2019, USEPA released the PFAS Action Plan to outline steps to address environmental and health concerns associated with per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). PFAS impacts and sites continue to become a key emerging issue across the United States and internationally. The link to the USEPA plan is:

  • NGS Presents Emerging Concerns with PFAS Litigation (March 2019)

    NGS President and CEO, Kandi Brown, presents as a panelist at the DRI Toxic Torts and Environmental Law 2019 Seminar in New Orleans, LA. Ms. Brown and two other panelists provided an interactive case study with their track PFAS Litigation—A Case Study: Managing Your Liability and Defending Future Claims. PFASs are ubiquitous in products and persistent in the environment, yet regulations are still evolving. This panel addressed the identification, remediation, and regulatory environment of these emerging compounds.

  • Megan Duley and Lindsay Wallace present at the 2019 Bioremediation Symposium in Baltimore, Maryland.

  • Daphne Williams, a Partner at NGS and graduate of Auburn University, proudly sits on the Geosciences Advisory Board at Auburn. Their charter as board members … Read More

  • Recently, William was promoted to the rank of Major! He serves his State and Country as a Support Operations Officer in the 230th Sustainment Brigade. During his tenure tenure … Read More

About Us

NewFields Government Services is an economically disadvantaged woman-owned small business environmental consulting firm with big ideas.  Working with government and private sector clients for over 30 years as leading experts in engineering, microbiology, geology, chemistry, coastal, atmospheric, oceanographic, facilitation, statistics, knowledge management, geographic information systems, and decision consequence analysis.  We promote sound science and transparent data analyses to achieve sustainable and lasting solutions.

News and Spotlights: Growth!

NewFields Government Services, LLC (NGS) is proud to announce the recent award of two NOAA Professional and Technical (ProTech) Services contract vehicles. The NOAA ProTech Services is a suite of contracting vehicles that consists of Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) multiple award contracts, multiple award and single award Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPAs), and other contract types organized into five Domains: Satellite, Fisheries, Oceans, Weather, and Enterprise Operations.

NGS is the prime contractor (IDIQ Contract No. 1305M419DNCNA0021) leading a team of 11 subcontractors for the Oceans Domain. The Oceans Domain addresses any social, economic, or environmental impact to oceans and coastal habitats.

NGS is a team member to EAS (IDIQ Contract No. 1305M418DNFFK0010) on the Fisheries Domain. The Fisheries Domain focuses on the nation’s economy that provides opportunities for commercial, recreational, and subsistence fishing, and sustainable seafood for the nation.

Both contracts will be the source for professional and technical services for all of NOAA and Department of Commerce bureaus for requirements within scope.


 Our Services

  • GIS Development (incl. Mobile and Web-based Apps)
  • Forensic Chemistry including PFAS and other emerging contaminants
  • Technical Facilitation
  • Natural Resource Damage Assessment or Restoration Support
  • Subsurface and Lithological Modeling
  • Energy and Sustainability Assessment
  • Marine Services and Habitat Planning
  • Dredge Material Characterization
  • Mining Services (incl. Design, Life-of-Mine Studies, Predictive Modeling, Reclamation and Closure Planning
  • Landfill and Confined Aquatics Disposal Support Services
  • Regulatory Support and Negotiation
  • Statistical-Geostatistical Analysis
  • Background Concentration Determinations
  • Decision Analysis and Partnering Support
  • Sediment Profile Imaging
  • Fisheries Management
  • Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) and Unmanned Surface Vessels (USV) for Data Collection
  • Data Mining, Management, & Communication
  • RCRA/CERCLA Site Investigations and Program Support under Environmental, Compliance, and Munitions Programs (including PFAS and other emerging contaminants)
  • Remedial Design and Implementation (incl. sediments/munitions)
  • Dynamic Conceptual Site Model Development – 3D and 4D
  • Site Closure and Exit Strategies
  • Remedial Alternatives Evaluation
  • Remedial Process Optimization
  • Contracting & Acquisition Support
  • Contract Surveillance
  • NEPA Environmental Impact Analysis including EIS, EA, and Categorical Exclusions Preparation
  • Utility Capacity Planning OCONUS
  • Probabilistic Cost Estimating
  • Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessments
  • Wetlands Design
  • Program/Portfolio Assessment & Management

Our Clients


Prime Contracts

Our People

NGS is an economically disadvantaged woman-owned small business.  Our three partners are committed to providing the highest level of service to our customers and a supportive working environment for our employees.  We do this by maintaining a focus on creative thinking, scientific principles, seeking equitable solutions, and valuing our talented people!

Contact Us

Office Location Info:

NGS Headquarters
NewFields Government Services, LLC
608 Mabry Hood Road, Suite 209
Knoxville, TN 37932

Additional Offices:

Atlanta, GA
Birmingham, AL
Edmonds, WA
Missoula, MT
Pisgah Forest, NC
Princeton, NJ
Rockland, MA
Stillwater, MN
Woodstock, GA


NGS is always looking for bright new talent. Our culture is to ensure a happy and challenging workplace, one that is led with integrity. We strive to create a working environment that is both intellectually stimulating and personally satisfying! If you think you may be a good fit to join our Team, please email us at