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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…

Water Pollution (Simi Valley, CA)

The Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board fined Boeing for 79 water pollution violations occurring between October 2004 and January 2006 at Boeing’s Santa Susana Field Laboratory in Simi Valley, California. According to the Board, the violations involved wastewater and storm water runoff discharges containing elevated levels of chromium, dioxin, lead, mercury and other pollutants that entered Bell Creek, which is a tributary to the Los Angeles River, and the Arroyo Simi.

Misconduct Type
Environment
Enforcement Agency
State/Local
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Fine
Date of Announcement
9/11/2007
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Boeing Company $471,190
Further Information Released
Complaint 4/26/2008
LARWQCB Press Release 4/26/2008

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database