Navarro Research and Engineering Inc. of Oak Ridge, Tenn., has been picked by NASA to provide environmental management and services at the U.S. space agency’s White Sands Test Facility near Las Cruces, N.M., NASA announced Feb. 28.

The White Sands Test Facility Environmental Compliance and Operations contract includes a two-year base period worth a potential $3.1 million and four one-year options with a total potential value of $6.6 million.

NASA said Navarro’s work will include hazardous waste management and oversight of a large-scale groundwater monitoring program, among other environmental duties.

The contract begins May 1 and runs through April 2013.