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…

Radiological Violations

The Department Of Energy issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation (PNOV) to Fluor Fernald for violations including: “elevated airborne radioactivity levels at the [Waste Pits Remedial Action Project (WPRAP)] T321 trailer,… [resulting] in a significant number of workers receiving unplanned and unmonitored radiation exposures.” In addition, the PNOV cited “deficiencies in the quality improvement area. Specifically, examples were noted in which Fluor Fernald processes were not effective in controlling and resolving identified deficiencies in a timely manner. These examples include (1) the failure to ensure that issues identified in the ConOps Monitor Reports were placed in an appropriate corrective action process; (2) the failure to correct deficiencies initially identified by Fluor Fernald relating to the operator training program; and (3) the failure to take sufficient corrective actions following an earlier WPRAP airborne radioactivity event to preclude or correct in a more timely fashion the subsequent T321 problem.”

Misconduct Type
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Date of Preliminary Notice of Violation
Contractors Involved Penalty
Fluor Corporation $55,000
Further Information Released
DOE PNOV 6/22/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database