GAO Nixes Protest Of $11M Anti-Bioweapons Contract

Law360, New York (January 6, 2014, 8:22 PM EST) -- The Government Accountability Office has denied Black & Veatch Special Projects Corp.'s protest of an $11.22 million Defense Threat Reduction Agency task order, finding the agency had reasonably concluded B&V lacked understanding of the order's requirements, according to a decision made public Monday.

The Nov. 6 decision said the agency’s cost realism evaluation had been used fairly in determining that B&V’s proposed costs of $9.9 million — for services related to biological weapon threat reduction in Iraq and Afghanistan — were likely $1.1 million short of...
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