[Protest of DOE Contractor Solicitation for Radon Monitors]

B-239995.2: Nov 27, 1990

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A firm protested a Department of Energy (DOE) contractor's solicitation for radon monitors, contending that the: (1) specifications regarding raw data, tape seals, and radon monitor materials were unduly restrictive; and (2) quality assurance plan requirement exceeded government requirements. GAO held that the: (1) tape seal and field-by-field data requirements were reasonably related to DOE needs; (2) radon monitor materials requirement was not reasonably related to DOE minimum needs; and (3) solicitation provision regarding the quality assurance plan did not reflect the contractor's intent. Accordingly, the protest was sustained in part and denied in part, and GAO recommended that DOE: (1) amend the solicitation and reissue it with the revised requirements; and (2) reimburse the protester for the costs of filing and pursuing the protest.

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