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Versar (VSR) Awarded $7 Million Contract by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Jan. 7, 2010 (Business Wire) — Versar, Inc. (NYSE Amex: VSR) announced today that the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics (OPPT) of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded Versar a 5-year, $7 million contract for exposure assessments for toxic substances. This contract is one of five major EPA contracts currently managed by Versar’s Exposure and Risk Assessment Division, and will continue Versar’s 30 years of support for the EPA’s toxic substances exposure and risk assessment programs.

Under this contract, Versar will conduct exposure and risk assessments for toxic chemicals, develop data analysis models and databases, and refine exposure assessment methodologies in support of OPPT’s review of new and existing chemicals.

Dr. Ted Prociv, President and CEO of Versar, said, “Versar continues to be recognized as a leader in risk and exposure assessment of toxic and other chemical substances. These programs are among the EPA’s highest priorities to better characterize chemical exposures and risks to our communities. Versar brings innovative approaches and rigorous scientific analysis forward to support the EPA’s programs that ensure the safety of all our citizens.”

VERSAR, INC., headquartered in Springfield, VA, is a publicly held international professional services firm supporting government and industry in national defense/homeland defense programs, environmental health and safety and infrastructure revitalization. VERSAR operates a number of web sites, including the corporate Web sites,,,;;; and

This press release contains forward-looking information. The forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements may be significantly impacted by certain risks and uncertainties described herein and in Versar’s Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission for the year ended June 26, 2009. The forward-looking statements are made as of the date hereof and Versar does not undertake to update its forward-looking statements.

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