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…

Violations of CFC and Asbestos Emissions Laws (Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Lab)

Bechtel was fined for violations of federal asbestos and CFC emission laws at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory. “EPA found that at various times from June 15, 1997, to July 1, 2000, no records were kept of what service was performed and how much refrigerant was added to comfort cooling systems at the Idaho Nuclear Technical and Engineering Center (INTEC) at INEEL. In addition, EPA found that comfort cooling systems with annualized leak rates greater than 15% were not repaired within 30 days.” See related Lockheed Martin misconduct instance, “Emissions Violations at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory.”

Misconduct Type
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Date of Fine
Contractors Involved Penalty
Bechtel Corporation $30,383
Further Information Released
EPA Press Release 6/18/2006

See also:

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database