Numark Associates, Inc is a Washington, DC-based energy and environmental consulting firm specializing in nuclear energy, non-proliferation and cleanup matters ; domestic and international climate change policy and emissions trading systems ; regulatory and government affairs ; energy policy and politics ; and a wide range of issues affecting the electric power industry. Since its founding in 1991, Numark Associates has provided research services in both the technical and policy arenas to government and private sector clients in the United States and abroad, as well as management services to overseas corporations conducting business in the United States. The firm aims to assist government and industry in protecting public health and safety and the environment ; in providing reliable and affordable energy supplies and utilization technologies ; and in securely disposing the dangerous legacy materials from Cold War-era nuclear weapons programs. Our services range from detailed technical, political, and market analysis to strategic planning, marketing, support to business transactions, conference management and various forms of logistical support. The firm also conducts independent projects and presents its analyses and commentaries in various journals, newspapers and conferences.