DISQUALIFIED BUSINESSES AND PERSONS

The entities listed below are disqualified from doing business with the State Water Board and all work performed by these entities will not be eligible for reimbursement. The work for which the entities are disqualified is described under “Disqualified Programs.”

Use of any of the disqualified entities as a prime contractor, subcontractor, consultant, sub-consultant, material supplier, or member of a joint venture may be subject to violations and/or penalties.


DISQUALIFIED BUSINESSES DISQUALIFIED PERSONS EFFECTIVE DATE DISQUALIFIED PROGRAMS

Associated Consulting Civil & Environmental Services, Inc.

Assadi, Hamid

1/17/2024

All State Water Board Programs

Associated Soils Analysis, Inc.

Racca, Bartalome
Racca, Linda

10/26/2022

All State Water Board Programs

Mobi Dos, Inc.

 

7/13/2022

All State Water Board Programs

Allterra Environmental, Inc.

Allen, James

1/14/2020

All State Water Board Programs

GSA Engineering, Inc.

Louks, Daniel

8/17/2018

All State Water Board Programs

SOMA Environmental Engineering, Inc. Sepehr, Mansour

6/20/2018

All State Water Board Programs

Hayden Environmental, Inc
dba TKO EnviroServices

Hayden, Julie
Hayden, Kurt

9/28/2017

All State Water Board Programs

Aqua Science Engineers, Inc. Allen, David G.
Schultz, David M.

2/10/2017

Cleanup Fund, ORPHAN, EAR, SCAP, ECAP, Cleanup and Abatement Account, Proposition 1 Programs

Ami Adini & Associates, Inc. Adini, Ami
Balas, Elie

12/31/2016

All State Water Board Programs

  Patel, Vireshbhai J.

9/7/2016

RUST Program

Hanover Environmental Services, Inc. Bono, Carrie
Bono, William

3/18/2016

All State Water Board Programs

Applied Engineering and Geology, Inc Stephens, Earl Robert

12/15/2015

Cleanup Fund, ORPHAN, EAR, SCAP, ECAP, Cleanup and Abatement Account

Jordan-Botke Enterprises, Inc. dba PW Environmental Botke, Richard Edward
Jordan, Kim Marie
Jordan, William Ray

9/8/2015

 

All State Water Board Programs

ENFORCEMENT ACTIONS

The entities listed below have been subject to enforcement actions pertaining to allegations of fraud, waste, and abuse related to the UST Cleanup Fund. The enforcement orders that are not linked are available upon request.

NAME TYPE OF ENFORCEMENT ACTION DATE
Associated Consulting Civil & Environmental Services, Inc. Administrative Civil Liability Settlement
Press Release
1/17/2024
Resolution of misrepresentations in multiple claims submitted to the UST Cleanup Fund. Associated Consulting Civil & Environmental Services, Inc. will pay a total pentaly of $150,000.
The Reynolds Group, Inc.
Mobi Dos, Inc.
Administrative Civil Liability Settlement
Press Release
4/20/2023
Resolution of misrepresentations in multiple claims. The Reynolds Group, Inc. will pay a total penalty of $250,000. Mobi Dos, Inc. paid a total penalty of $50,000.
Associated Soils Analysis, Inc. Administrative Civil Liability Settlement
Press Release
10/26/2022
Resolution of misrepresentations in multiple claims. Associated Soils Analysis, Inc. paid a total penalty of $86,651.
AdvancedGeo, Inc. / Advanced GeoEnvironmental, Inc.

Administrative Civil Liability Settlement
Press Release

9/26/2022
  Resolution of pending claims. Claimants waive all rights to appeal. AdvancedGeo, Inc. paid a total penalty of $230,000.
The Reynolds Group, Inc.
Mobi Dos, Inc.
Criminal Plea
Press Release
7/13/2022
The Reynolds Group, Inc. - misdemeanor count of Health and Safety Code section 25299.80.5. Deferred sentencing for one year, plea withdrawn if no violations. $50,000 in restitution. Mobi Dos, Inc. - felony count of Health and Safety Code section 25299.80.5. Two years probation, terminates after one year if no violation.
Allterra Environmental, Inc. Administrative Civil Liability Settlement
Press Release
6/18/2020
Resolution of pending claims. Claimants waive all rights to appeal. Allterra Environmental, Inc. paid a total penalty of $106,533.
GSA Engineering, Inc. Administrative Civil Liability Settlement 3/29/2019
Resolution of pending claims. Claimants waive all rights to appeal. GSA Engineering, Inc. paid a total penalty of $90,000.
SOMA Environmental Engineering, Inc. Administrative Civil Liability Settlement 2/4/2019
Resolution of pending claims. Claimants waive all rights to appeal. SOMA Environmental Engineering, Inc. paid a total penalty of $200,000.
Hayden Environmental, Inc. dba TKO EnviroServices Administrative Civil Liability Settlement 1/14/2019
Resolution of pending claims. Claimants waive all rights to appeal. Hayden Environmental, Inc. paid a total penalty of $100,000.
Aqua Science Engineers, Inc.  Administrative Civil Liability Settlement 6/26/2017
Resolution of pending claims. Claimants waive all rights to appeal. Aqua Science Engineers, Inc. paid a total penalty of $50,000.
Ami Adini & Associates, Inc.  Stipulated Judgment 1/6/2017
UST Cleanup Fund saved over $1,000,000. Payment of $325,000.
Applied Engineering and Geology, Inc.  Administrative Civil Liability Settlement 4/5/2016
Resolution of pending claims. Claimants waive all rights to appeal. UST Cleanup Fund saved paid over $200,000.
Shell Oil Company and Equilon Enterprises LLC Settlement Agreement 7/1/2016
Permanently disqualified 100 claims from the UST Cleanup Fund. UST Cleanup Fund saved up to $150 million. Payment of $20 million.
Hanover Environmental Services, Inc. Stipulated Judgment 3/18/2016
Recovery of $350,000.
Jordan-Botke Enterprises, Inc. dba PW Environmental Stipulated Judgment 9/8/2015
Recovery of $281,000.
Jordan-Botke Enterprises, Inc. dba PW Environmental Criminal Plea 8/24/2015
Misdemeanor Count of Penal Code 72 (Fraudulent Government Claims). Victim restitution of $19,000.
BP Products North America, Inc. Settlement Agreement 1/29/2015
Permanently disqualify 90 claims from the UST Cleanup Fund. UST Cleanup Fund saved up to $135 million. Offsets levied against 153 claims saving the UST Cleanup Fund an additional $3.9 million. Payment of $7.9 million.
Hayden, Kurt Criminal Plea 5/1/2013
Misdemeanor Count of Penal Code 72 (Fraudulent Government Claims). 180 days county jail. 3-year probation. Relinquish professional licenses, including contractor's license and professional geologist license. Victim restitution of $1,600,000.
E2C Remediation, Inc. Stipulated Judgment 2/4/2013
Penalty of $75,000.
E2C Remediation, Inc. Judgment 2/26/2010
Penalties and damages of $1,200,000 (including $250,000 in suspended penalties for future violations).
Goalwin, Philip Criminal Plea 2/14/2007
Misdemeanor Count of Penal Code 72 (Fraudulent Government Claims). Victim restitution of $9,586.69. Ordered to serve 354 hours of community service. 3-year probation.