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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 Louisiana’s Groundwater Protection Act

In “January 1995, the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality announced that it was seeking a penalty of $101,884 for alleged violations of its Groundwater Protection Act at the [General Electric’s] New Orleans, Louisiana facility. In January, 1997, [GE] settled the matter for a $70,000 Supplemental Environmental Project.”

Misconduct Type
Environment
Enforcement Agency
State/Local
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement
1/1/1997
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
General Electric $70,000
Further Information Released
SEC 10-K (p. 15 of 85) 10/7/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database