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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…

Whiting, Ind. Refinery Clean Air Act Violations

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reached an agreement with BP Products North America Inc. over alleged Clean Air Act violations at the company’s petroleum refinery in Whiting, Indiana, with BP agreeing to pay almost $60,000. EPA alleged that BP discharged more than twice as much lead and cadmium from its hazardous waste incinerator during a test in March 2004 than is allowed by the Clean Air Act.

Misconduct Type
Environment
Enforcement Agency
EPA
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement Announcement
5/9/2005
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
BP P.L.C. $58,687
Further Information Released
EPA Press Release 5/13/2010

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database