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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…

Migratory Bird Treaty Act Violations

Battelle Memorial Institute agreed to pay the federal government $96,800 to settle criminal allegations of violations of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act by causing the destruction of bank swallow nests and eggs near the Hanford Nuclear Site in Washington State in 2010. Battelle accepted responsibility and paid the money to the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.

Misconduct Type
Environment
Enforcement Agency
Justice
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Criminal
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement Announcement
9/28/2012
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Battelle Memorial Institute $96,800
Further Information Released
U.S. Attorney’s Office Press Release 9/28/2012

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database