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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Natural Resource Damages Along the Duwamish Waterway

Boeing agreed to undertake two habitat restoration projects in Washington State to settle its liability for damages caused by the release of hazardous substances from Boeing facilities along the Duwamish Waterway. The natural resource trustees – the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the Department of the Interior, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Washington State Department of Ecology, the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife, the Suquamish Tribe and the Muckleshoot Indian Tribe – filed a federal lawsuit alleging natural resource damages under the Superfund statute, the Clean Water Act, the Oil Pollution Act, and Washington’s Model Toxics Control Act. Pursuant to the settlement, Boeing will create habitat for several fish and bird species, will repay almost $2 million of the natural resource trustees’ costs, and will pay $360,000 to establish a permanent stewardship fund for the projects.

Misconduct Type
Environment
Enforcement Agency
Multiple Agencies
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement Announcement
5/4/2010
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Boeing Company $2,303,185
Further Information Released
Complaint 5/11/2010
Consent Decree 5/11/2010
DOJ Press Release 5/11/2010

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database