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…

Missile Casing Facility Pollution Litigation

Halliburton was sued over groundwater pollution near a now-closed facility on the north side of Duncan, Oklahoma that cleaned missile casings for the Department of Defense. A former Halliburton unit known as the Halliburton Industrial Services Division cleaned solid fuel from missile casings between 1965 and 1991, a process which caused ammonium perchlorate, and possibly nuclear or radioactive waste, to leak into the soil, groundwater, and nearby residential water wells. Residents alleged that they suffered health problems as a result. In October 2015, it was announced that Halliburton settled with about 130 property owners. Settlements involving other property owners were announced in July 2016 and March 2018.

Misconduct Type
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Defense - General
Court Type
Date of Complaint
Contractors Involved Penalty
Halliburton Undisclosed
Further Information Released
Law Firm Press Release 12/5/2011
Form 8-K 11/4/2011
Complaint 10/31/2011

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database