DOE Contractor Evaluations Full Of Holes: IG Report

Law360, New York (November 1, 2011, 7:59 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Energy failed to evaluate prior contractor performance in one-fifth of over 500 nonfacility contracts and financial assistance awards it handed out in 2009 and 2010, according to a Tuesday report by the agency's inspector general.

IG Gregory H. Friedman said the department also failed to complete over one-third of 900 post-award contractor performance evaluations within 120 days, as required. Nearly 200 of those late evaluations were overdue by six months or more, Friedman said.

Those oversights hurt the Department of Energy's ability...
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