Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
UChicago Argonne, LLC
Current Parent Company: 
University of Chicago
Penalty: 
$298,920
Year: 
2014
Date: 
April 3, 2014
Offense Group: 
safety-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
nuclear safety violation
Violation Description: 

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Health, Safety and Security's Office of Enforcement and Oversight issued a Consent Order (NCO-2014-01) to UChicago Argonne, LLC, relating to the incorrect nuclear facility hazard categorization of Building 205 G-Wing at DOE's Argonne National Laboratory. The contractor agreed to the Consent Order. The penalty took the form of a contract fee reduction.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Energy Department Office of Enforcement
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Illinois
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
non-profit
Major Industry of Parent: 
university
Specific Industry of Parent: 
miscellaneous services
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Parent company note: 
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