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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…

Hazardous Waste Violations in King of Prussia

GlaxoSmithKline paid a $317,550 penalty to settle alleged hazardous waste violations at its research and development facility in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) cited Glaxo with six violations of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) that were discovered during an August 2012 inspection of the facility. The EPA cited Glaxo for storage violations involving a 150-gallon hazardous waste tank containing ethanol and a 55-gallon drum containing hazardous waste, and for the improper handling of fluorescent light tubes.

Misconduct Type
Environment
Enforcement Agency
EPA
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement Announcement
8/11/2014
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
GlaxoSmithKline $317,550
Further Information Released
EPA Press Release 8/11/2014
Consent Agreement 7/8/2014

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database