Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Violations of Virginia and Federal Environmental Regulations

“Honeywell International, Inc…. agreed to pay a $150,000 penalty and perform five special environmental projects worth $772,000 to settle alleged violations of federal and state environmental regulations at a chemical manufacturing plant in Hopewell, Va.” “The federal government’s complaint, which was filed with the proposed settlement, alleges violations of the federal Clean Air Act and federal and state regulations on the storage and disposal of hazardous substances. The alleged violations include: * inadequate safeguards to prevent or repair leaks of hazardous organic air pollutants; * inadequate repair and recordkeeping of air conditioners and refrigeration units containing ozone-depleting chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs); * untimely and incomplete reporting of benzene emissions; * untimely reporting to federal, state, or local emergency response officials of releases of ammonia, nitrogen oxide, dichlorodifluoromethane, sulfuric acid, sulfur dioxide, caprolactam, and benzene; * untimely reporting to federal, state or local emergency response officials regarding the manufacturing, use or storage of several hazardous substances or toxic chemicals; and * violations of hazardous waste storage and disposal regulations.”

Misconduct Type
Enforcement Agency
Multiple Agencies
Contracting Party
Court Type
Date of Settlement
Contractors Involved Penalty
Honeywell International Inc. $922,000
Further Information Released
EPA Press Release 10/11/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database