IG Report – Approval of Contractor Executive Salaries by Department of Energy Personnel
Department of Energy, Office of Inspector General Office of Audits and Inspections, Inspection Report: Approval of Contractor Executive Salaries by Department of Energy Personnel, DOE/IG-0882 March 2013.
“In April 2011, the Department of Energy awarded a n early $2.2 billion contract to URS|CH2M Oak Ridge, LLC, (UCOR) for the environmental cleanup at the East Tennessee Technology Park, Oak Ridge, Tennessee. As a support provider for the Office of Environmental Management (EM), the Oak Ridge Office (ORO) is responsible for oversight of the UCOR contract, including analyzing and performing market analyses to assess the reasonableness of the proposed contractor executive salaries. The Department is the largest civilian contracting agency within the Federal government consisting of a contractor workforce of about 100,000, with some receiving executive salary.”