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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…

Radiation Protection Deficiencies at Lawrence Livermore Lab (2003)

The Department of Energy issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation (PNOV) to the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), which is operated by the University of California, for radiation protection deficiencies associated with purification work conducted at the lab in June 2002 that resulted in significant radiological overexposure to one worker. Although LLNL is exempt from civil penalty by statute, the DOE would have issued a civil penalty in the amount of $137,500.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Energy
Contracting Party
Energy
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Fine
Date of Preliminary Notice of Violation
9/3/2003
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
University of California $137,500
Further Information Released
DOE PNOV 6/30/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database