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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…

American Cyanamid Superfund Site Cleanup (EPA Lawsuit)

Pfizer subsidiary Wyeth Holdings LLC (f/k/a American Cyanamid Company), agreed to perform approximately $194 million worth of cleanup work at the American Cyanamid Superfund Site in Bridgewater Township, New Jersey. In addition, the company paid $1 million for the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) past costs of overseeing cleanup work at the site, which was used for chemical and pharmaceutical manufacturing from 1915 to 1999. Wyeth did not admit any liability.

Misconduct Type
Environment
Enforcement Agency
EPA
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Consent Decree
9/29/2015
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Pfizer, Inc. $195,000,000
Further Information Released
Complaint 9/29/2015
Consent Decree 9/29/2015
EPA Press Release 9/29/2015

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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database