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…

Elkton Firehole Superfund Site Cleanup Costs

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a settlement under the Comprehensive Environmental Responsibility, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) to recover past costs associated with the investigation and cleanup of hazardous substances at Elkton Firehole Site in Elkton, Maryland. The site was formerly used for the disposal of waste from the manufacture of fireworks and military explosives. Under the terms of a consent decree, Honeywell International and Mack Trucks—as successors to the former owners and operators of the site—agreed to reimburse the government $5,500,000.

Misconduct Type
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Defense - General
Court Type
Date of Settlement Announcement
Contractors Involved Penalty
Honeywell International Inc. Unknown
Further Information Released
EPA Press Release 8/22/2018
Complaint 8/17/2018
Consent Decree 8/17/2018

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database