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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…

Dioxane Groundwater Contamination in Bethpage, NY

The Bethpage Water District (BWD) sued several companies, including Northrop Grumman, for costs incurred in addressing 1,4-dioxane contamination in area groundwater. BWD alleges the companies were negligent in instructing commercial users to dispose of waste products containing 1,4-dioxane, an ingredient used in manufacturing solvent, in a way that makes contamination of groundwater more likely.

Misconduct Type
Environment
Enforcement Agency
State/Local
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Pending
Date of Lawsuit Announcement
3/8/2019
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Northrop Grumman $0
Further Information Released
BWD Press Release 3/8/2019

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database