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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

The federal government routinely awards contracts to companies with histories of misconduct, including contract fraud and other violations. POGO believes that providing this website will help to improve contracting decisions and increase public knowledge of how the government spends billions of taxpayer dollars each year. Read more…

Violations of Clean Water Act

“In March 1994, EPA issued an administrative complaint against [General Electric] seeking $125,000 in penalties for violations of the Clean Water Act (33 USC §§ 1251 et seq.) at its Palmer, Puerto Rico, facility, including permit violations. The matter was settled in January 1995 for $36,000.”

Misconduct Type
Environment
Enforcement Agency
EPA
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement - approximate
1/1/1995
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
General Electric $36,000
Further Information Released
SEC 10-K (p. 18 of 100) 10/7/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database