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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…

Violation of Massachusetts Air Pollution Laws at Bulk Gasoline Terminals

Exxon Mobil and two affiliates agreed to pay a $2.9 million civil penalty to resolve allegations that they violated Massachusetts air pollution laws. Attorney General Martha Coakley alleged that between 1999 and 2001, without the approval of Massachusetts environmental regulators, Exxon made changes to the vapor collection and recovery system used to control emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOC) at its bulk gasoline terminals in Everett and Springfield. It was also alleged that Exxon failed to control VOC emissions during the degassing of a storage tank in Everett in 2008. Under the agreement, Exxon will reduce gasoline vapor emissions by updating and improving air pollution control systems at the terminals. Exxon will also contribute $200,000 to a supplemental environmental project (SEP).

Misconduct Type
Environment
Enforcement Agency
State/Local
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement Announcement
6/28/2010
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Exxon Mobil $3,100,000
Further Information Released
Massachusetts AG Press Release 7/3/2010

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database