Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Violations of Underground Tank Systems Standards

“The [Connecticut] Department of Environmental Protection entered into an administrative consent order with Pratt & Whitney Division of United Technologies Corporation (”Pratt & Whitney") on September 7, 2004 for allegedly violating the standards for underground storage tank systems…As part of the consent order, Pratt & Whitney has agreed to thoroughly empty the tank systems of all contents and ensure that no material is placed in the tank system until approved by the Commissioner. Pratt & Whitney is required to comply with leak detection requirements and to conduct an investigation to determine whether or not the tanks systems have leaked. Pratt & Whitney has also agreed to payment of a $10,000 civil penalty for the alleged violations."

Misconduct Type
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Administrative Agreement
Date of Consent Order
Contractors Involved Penalty
United Technologies Corporation $10,000
Further Information Released
Connecticut DEP Press Release 9/6/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database