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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…

Violations of State Pollution Discharge Elimination System Permit

New York State’s Department of Environmental Conservation alleged that General Electric’s Waterford facility committed several violations of its pollution discharge elimination system permit when it discharged various substances, including ethylene glycol, zinc, untreated and sanitary sewage, silicon oil, oil, propylene glycol, hydrochloric acid and process wastewater, into the Hudson River in 1996 and 1997.

Misconduct Type
Environment
Enforcement Agency
State/Local
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Fine
Date of Fine
2/3/1998
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
General Electric $234,000
Further Information Released
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation News Release 10/7/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database