Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Hudson County, NJ Chromium Pollution

The State of New Jersey reached a settlement with Honeywell International and two other companies to reimburse the state for the cleanup of numerous chromium-contaminated sites in Hudson County. With regard to Honeywell, the state alleged the chromium waste came from Honeywell’s predecessor, Mutual Chemical Company, which operated a plant in Jersey City from 1895 to 1954. Each company agreed to pay $5 million. Honeywell also agreed to pay up to an additional $1 million for cleanup work the state initiated at a contaminated site in Jersey City.

Misconduct Type
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Date of Settlement Announcement
Contractors Involved Penalty
Honeywell International Inc. $6,000,000
Further Information Released
NJDEP Press Release 7/6/2011
Settlement Agreement 7/6/2011

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database