Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Santa Susana Field Laboratory Pollution

Boeing and the State of California settled alleged pollution violations in water running off the Santa Susana Field Laboratory, its rocket engine and nuclear test site located south of Simi Valley. The California Attorney General’s Office sued Boeing on behalf of the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board, alleging that Boeing had racked up at least 40 runoff violations from December 2006 to December 2009 when contaminants including chloride, radioactive material, iron, mercury, manganese, dioxins and zinc were found in elevated levels in the stormwater runoff. Boeing will pay a $200,000 civil penalty, as well as $300,000 to fund a supplemental environmental project and $75,500 for attorneys’ fees and investigation costs.

Misconduct Type
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Date of Settlement
Contractors Involved Penalty
Boeing Company $575,500
Further Information Released
Complaint 5/11/2010
Settlement 5/11/2010

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database