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…

Cleanup at Superfund Sites in New Jersey, Maryland and Missouri

The United States entered into a settlement agreement with General Motors to settle environmental liabilities arising from its releases of hazardous substances at Diamond Alkali Superfund Site in New Jersey, the Kane & Lombard Street Drum Superfund Site in Maryland, and the Hayford Bridge Road Groundwater Superfund Site in Missouri. The settlement resolved claims brought under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) to recover the cleanup costs incurred by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) at the three sites. General Motors agreed to pay $20.9 million and perform cleanup work valued at $2.89 million.

Misconduct Type
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Date of Settlement Announcement
Contractors Involved Penalty
General Motors Corp. $23,798,334
Further Information Released
U.S. Attorney Press Release 2/29/2012

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database