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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…

Worker Plutonium Exposure (Savannah River Site)

“The U.S. Department of Energy… fined Westinghouse Savannah River Co. $220,000 and issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation for violations of Energy Department nuclear safety rules at the department’s Savannah River Site in Aiken, S.C. The penalty stems from a September 1999 event in which eight workers were accidentally exposed to plutonium, one in excess of the regulatory limit.”

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Energy
Contracting Party
Energy
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Fine
Date of Fine
7/24/2000
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Westinghouse Electric Corp. $220,000
Further Information Released
DOE Press Release 10/18/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database