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Unbalanced Pricing

Triumvirate Environmental, Inc., B-406809, September 5, 2012

Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Triumvirate Environmental, Inc. Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs Disposition: Protest Sustained. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest is sustained where agency unreasonably evaluated the protester’s pricing as unbalanced and conducted a technical-price tradeoff without meaningfully considering the lower…

Cherokee Painting LLC, B-311020.3, January 14, 2009

Link: GAO Opinion Agency: Department of the Air Force Disposition:  Protest denied. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest that agency should have rejected awardee’s proposal for offering unbalanced prices is denied where awardee’s price was low overall and agency considered risk of…