Contractor Pays $19M For Overbilling US On Nuke Cleanup

Law360, New York (March 7, 2013, 5:06 PM EST) -- CH2M Hill Cos. Ltd. agreed Thursday to pay $19 million to settle charges it allowed hundreds of a subsidiary's employees to overstate the amount of time they spent cleaning up the nuclear site in Hanford, Wash., for the U.S. Department of Energy.

The contractor admitted that between 1999 and 2008, CH2M Hill Hanford Group Inc.'s hourly employees routinely overstated the number of hours they had worked cleaning up the Hanford site. CH2M Hill also admitted that its management condoned the inflated hours and submitted similarly inflated...
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United States of America Ex Rel Carl Schroeder et al v. CH2M Hill et al


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2:09-cv-05038

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Washington Eastern

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Lonny R. Suko

Date Filed

June 1, 2009

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