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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…

NRC Inspection of Metropolis, IL Facility (2004)

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) inspected the Honeywell Specialty Chemicals facility in Metropolis, Illinois, after the release of uranium hexafluoride (UF6) in December 2003. The inspection identified two apparent violations involving the reconfiguration of the fluorination system without detailed instructions and the company’s emergency response to the UF6 release. According to the NRC, a civil penalty of $12,000 per violation was “seriously considered,” but due to the corrective actions Honeywell took to address these issues, the NRC decided not to impose a civil penalty.

Misconduct Type
Health
Enforcement Agency
NRC
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Investigative Finding
Date of NOV
5/10/2004
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Honeywell International Inc. $0
Further Information Released
NRC Notice of Violation 5/20/2011

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database