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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…

Violation of the DOE Contractor Employee Protection Program (Hanford)

The Department of Energy fined Bechtel National $41,250 for laying off an employee who raised concerns in 2005 about the safety of the Hanford vitrification plant. The DOE Office of Enforcement later found that one of the employee’s concerns about the software that controls the plant was valid and issued a notice of violation to Bechtel about it in 2007 (see Bechtel instance, “Violations of Nuclear Safety Regulations (Hanford)”).

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Energy
Contracting Party
Energy
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Fine
Date of PNOV
9/15/2008
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Bechtel Corporation $41,250
Further Information Released
PNOV 10/31/2008

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database