LOWELL, MA--(Marketwire - October 14, 2010) -  TRC Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRR) has completed a permitting project and continues to provide design services in support of Axio Power's efforts to install a 2MW photovoltaic (PV) solar facility at a closed municipal landfill in Greenfield, Massachusetts.

In addition to conducting landfill engineering, PV design, and interconnection services, TRC also submitted a Landfill Post-Closure Use Permit application to the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP). Axio received notification of permit approval in August 2010, marking the first Landfill Post-Closure Use Permit issued by MassDEP for a photovoltaic system.

"TRC is proud to be a part of Axio's efforts to turn Brownfields to Brightfields in Massachusetts," said Chris Vincze, TRC's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "We are committed to providing high-quality services that not only satisfy our clients' needs, but also promote a more sustainable environment for the entire community." 

The Greenfield "Solar Farm" will be the first installation of its kind on a closed landfill in Massachusetts and one of only a handful across the United States when it comes online in the spring of 2011. 

About TRC
A pioneer in groundbreaking scientific and engineering developments since the 1960s, TRC is a national engineering consulting and construction management firm that provides integrated services to the energy, environmental, and infrastructure markets. TRC serves a broad range of clients in government and industry, implementing complex projects from initial concept to delivery and operation. TRC delivers results that enable clients to achieve success in a complex and changing world. For more information, visit TRC's website at www.TRCsolutions.com.

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