Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Bechtel National Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Bechtel
Penalty: 
$67,500,000
Year: 
2016
Date: 
November 25, 2016
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act
Violation Description: 

Bechtel and URS agreed to pay a total of $125 million to resolve allegations that in the design and on-going construction of the U.S. Department of Energy's Waste Treatment & Immobilization Plant project in Hanford, Washington they falsely represented and charged DOE for deficient goods and services, which failed to be of the highest quality for nuclear facilities.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Attorney-Eastern District of Washington
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Washington
Facility City: 
Hanford
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
California
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
construction and engineering
Specific Industry of Parent: 
construction & engineering
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Parent company note: 
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