[Request for Reconsideration of Dismissed Protest of Forest Service Purchase Order Award for Tree Thinning Services]

B-232541.2: Sep 23, 1988

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An individual requested reconsideration of his dismissed protest against a Forest Service purchase order award for tree thinning services. GAO had held that the protest was untimely. The protester contended that he filed his agency-level protest within 2 days of initial adverse action. GAO held that the protester untimely filed his protest with GAO more than 10 working days after initial adverse agency action. Accordingly, the dismissal was affirmed.