CQ Subscription Services


The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Environmental Management (EM) Consolidated Business Center (CBC), intends to award a contract to CQ.com Subscription, on a sole source basis. The services provided by CQ.com Subscription are in support of the EM-5.11 Office of Program Planning and Budget.

The authority permitting this sole source acquisition without full and open competition is prescribed by FAR 6.302- 1, only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. An approved Justification and Approval (J&A) authorizing this procurement will be posted in accordance with FAR 6.305(a) within 14 days of contract award. The DOE/EMCBC will procure CQ.com Specialized Online Research Tools and Database subscription information retrieval licenses for up to five (5) DOE-EM-HQ personnel that are area authorized users.

A solicitation package will not be posted publicly and requests for copies of the solicitation in response to this notice will not be honored or acknowledged. A determination by the Government not to compete this proposed action based upon responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the Government. Information received will be considered solely for the purpose of determining whether conducting a competitive procurement in the future would be in the best interest of the Government. All responses received by 4:00 PM (Eastern Time) on November 03, 2023, will be considered. All information (capability statement, proposal or quotation) submitted should support the firm’s abilities to provide the required services and shall be furnished at no cost or obligation to the Government. Responses shall be submitted via e- mail to the following address: Tiffany.Coleman@emcbc.doe.gov. Telephone requests or inquires will not be accepted.

Contracting Office Address:

550 Main Street, Suite 7-010
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Primary Point of Contact:

Tiffany Coleman
Contract Specialist

Alternate Point of Contact:

Chris McFarland
Contracting Officer

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