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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…

Violations of Toxic Substances Control Act

“This case was initiated after inspections found that two PCB transformers at UCLA and one PCB transformer at UCSD were not registered with the EPA. The federal Toxic Substances Control Act (15 USC §§ 2601 et seq.) requires PCB transformer registration in order to track the use and proper disposal of such equipment. Records are required to document the condition of the equipment and warnings are required to ensure workers and the public are aware that a hazardous substance is present.”

Misconduct Type
Environment
Enforcement Agency
EPA
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Fine
Date of Announcement of Fine
5/7/2001
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
University of California $9,350
Further Information Released
EPA Press Release 6/30/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database