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CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

21 instances of misconduct since 1995 | $27.3M in penalties

CH2M Hill provides engineering, construction, and operations services for corporate and governmental clients. Its areas of expertise include water and wastewater resources, transportation, government and military facility maintenance, energy, environment, biotechnology, and information systems. In August 2017, it was announced that CH2M agreed to be purchased by Jacobs Engineering Group.

Correspondence Date
Letter to CH2M Hill 10/14/2006
Second Letter to CH2M Hill 10/25/2006
Third Letter to CH2M Hill 6/4/2008
FY Rank Contract Awards
2016 #53 $1,091.3M
2015 #54 $1,058.5M
2014 #46 $1,122.8M
2013 #54 $1,065.4M
2012 #52 $1,264.4M
2011 #54 $1,240.8M

21 Instances of Misconduct since 1995

2 additional instances of misconduct pending resolution.

Date Instance Penalty
Total  
2/28/2017 False Claims on Amtrak Project Management Oversight Contract
CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.
$1,500,000
1/31/2017 Anchorage Port Expansion Lawsuit
CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.
$1,500,000
8/8/2016 Waste Handling Violations at Hanford T-Plant
CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.
$0
4/23/2015 Hanford Time Card Fraud Prosecutions
CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.
$655,966
4/25/2014 Accidental Exposure to Radioactive Material at Hanford
CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.
$0
4/3/2014 Settlement of Hanford Asbestos Violations
Bechtel Corporation, CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd., URS Corporation
$146,261
1/24/2014 Settlement of Hanford Waste Management Violations
CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.
$0
12/4/2013 Randazzo v. CH2M Hill (Wrongful Termination, Retaliation)
CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.
Pending
3/20/2013 U.S. v. Dodd et al. (Hanford Time Card Fraud)
CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.
$157,246
3/6/2013 U.S. ex rel. Schroeder v. CH2M Hill (Hanford Time Card Fraud)
CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.
$19,000,000
5/29/2012 FEMA Formaldehyde Products Liability Litigation
Bechtel Corporation, CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd., Fluor Corporation and 1 more…
$0
1/3/2012 U.S. v. Careaga (Hanford Time Card Fraud)
CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.
$45,100
11/3/2011 U.S. v. Schroeder (Hanford Time Card Fraud)
CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.
$25,100
9/22/2011 Hanford P-Card False Claims Act and Anti-Kickback Act Liability
CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.
$1,500,000
7/21/2010 Poteet v. CH2M Hill (Negligent Exposure to Radioactive Waste)
CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.
Pending
4/20/2010 Hanford P-Card Fraud
CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.
$0
6/24/2008 Owens Valley Dust Mitigation Contracts Overbilling
CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.
$0
6/5/2008 Radioactive Waste Spill at Hanford Tank Farm
CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.
$302,500
1/1/2006 Violation of the Clean Water Act
CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.
$2,000,000
3/10/2005 DOE Enforcement Action (2005)
CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.
$316,250
12/17/2003 Lewis v. CH2M Hill Hanford Group (Whistleblower Reprisal)
CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.
$0
8/29/2003 DOE Enforcement Action (2003)
CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.
$82,500
6/25/2000 Quality Problems With Piping at Waste Facility
CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.
$50,000

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