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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…

Operating Industries Inc. Superfund Site Cleanup

Twelve companies, including Halliburton Energy Services, Inc., agreed to pay a $3.87 million settlement for their share of cleanup costs related to the Operating Industries, Inc. (OII) Superfund site in Monterey Park, California. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, each of these companies contributed more than the equivalent of 110,000 gallons of commercial, liquid waste to the OII Superfund site. The site was in operation between 1948 and 1984, during which time the landfill received residential and commercial refuse, liquid wastes, and a variety of hazardous wastes.

Misconduct Type
Environment
Enforcement Agency
EPA
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement Announcement
4/1/2010
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Halliburton Unknown
Further Information Released
EPA Press Release 5/11/2010

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database