GAO Denies B&W Protest Over $23B Nuke Site Contract

Law360, New York (March 12, 2014, 2:11 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Government Accountability Office has denied a protest by a Babcock & Wilcox Co. affiliate over its failure to win a $22.8 billion nuclear weapons maintenance contract, saying the U.S. Department of Energy made no discernible errors in its selection process.

The protest bid was the third by Lynchburg, Va.-based Nuclear Production Partners LLC, all of which have now been denied. In a decision made public on Wednesday, the GAO said DOE officials had shown no signs of favoritism in their analysis of bids or...
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