Accession Number:

AD1099446

Title:

Contractors Should Be Accountable for Environmental Performance

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1989-11-17

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

We are pleased to be here today to present our views on the Departments of Energy DOE and Defense DOD policies and practices regarding 1 payment of contractor Resource Conservation and Recovery Act RCRA penalties, settlement payments, and associated legal costs and 2 reductions of contractor award fees for noncompliance with environmental regulations. My testimony today is primarily based on our October 30, 1989 report,1 prepared at the joint request of you, as Chairman of this subcommittee Representative Dingell, as Chairman of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations and Representative Wyden.

Subject Categories:

  • Environmental Health and Safety

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE