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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

The federal government routinely awards contracts to companies with histories of misconduct, including contract fraud and other violations. POGO believes that providing this website will help to improve contracting decisions and increase public knowledge of how the government spends billions of taxpayer dollars each year. Read more…

Emergency Planning Violations (Texas City Refinery)

BP Products North America Inc. agreed to pay a $420,662 civil penalty and spend $365,000 on supplemental environmental projects to resolve Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) violations at its Texas City, Texas, refinery. The settlement addressed the company’s noncompliance with EPCRA reporting requirements by failing to submit toxic chemical release inventory information to EPA and the State of Texas for the period 2002-2005, and failure to maintain reporting records for calendar year 2004.

Misconduct Type
Environment
Enforcement Agency
EPA
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Announcement
3/9/2009
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
BP P.L.C. $785,662
Further Information Released
EPA Press Release 4/7/2009

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database