Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)
Environmental Violations at Pennsylvania Pharmaceutical Plants
Merck agreed to pay a $1.5 million civil penalty to settle alleged violations of the Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act at its pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities in Riverside and West Point, Pennsylvania. Inspections of the facilities in 2006 found that Merck failed to take necessary preventative measures and follow reporting requirements.
- Misconduct Type
- Enforcement Agency
- Contracting Party
- Court Type
- Date of Penalty Announcement