Richard Korman for ENR Styles says that Congress has been pressing for rules that would trigger automatic debarment of contractors under suspicion of fraud. Related Links: U.S. Air Force's Steve Shaw on Ethics Is it possible for a federal agency to debar or suspend a contractor that has defaulted on one contract or been terminated for convenience? That was one of the questions put to Angela B. Styles, head of the government contracts group at the legal practice of Crowell & Moring, at a meeting May 2 of the Construction Industry Ethics and Compliance Initiative in Washington, D.C. The answer was provocative,
The 2016 Summer Olympics boating and swimming events have put an international spotlight on what has been a long-running problem in Rio de Janeiro—untreated sewage and trash are clogging up major bays and waterways.