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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…

Radioactive and Toxic Contamination

In January 2006, a CBS News affiliate reported that Boeing agreed to pay $30 million to settle claims that the nearly 100 neighbors of the Santa Susana Field nuclear research facility were sickened by decades of radioactive and toxic contamination. The settlement, which ended an eight-year legal battle, was supposed to remain confidential, but one of the plaintiffs divulged the terms to the local media. POGO was unable to independently confirm the settlement amount.

Misconduct Type
Health
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement Notification
1/11/2006
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Boeing Company Undisclosed
Further Information Released

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database