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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…

Clean Air Act Penalty for Releases of Hazardous Pollutants at Texas City Refinery

BP Products North America agreed to pay a $15 million penalty to resolve Clean Air Act violations at its Texas City, Texas petroleum refinery. The settlement addresses violations stemming from two fires that occurred at the refinery in March 2004 and July 2005 and a leak that occurred in August 2005. The settlement also resolves allegations that BP failed to identify all regulated hazardous air pollutants used at the refinery in plans submitted to EPA.

Misconduct Type
Environment
Enforcement Agency
EPA
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement Announcement
9/30/2010
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
BP P.L.C. $15,000,000
Further Information Released
Consent Decree 10/21/2010
DOJ Press Release 10/21/2010

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database