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…

Endangered Species Act Lawsuit (2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill)

Environmental groups Defenders of Wildlife, the Gulf Restoration Network, Save the Manatee Club, and the Southern Environmental Law Center filed suit against BP under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) for the ongoing harm to endangered and threatened wildlife caused by the Deepwater Horizon blowout and oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The groups are asking the court to order BP to mitigate the ongoing harm from the disaster to dozens of endangered or threatened animal species inhabiting the Gulf region, including sea turtles, whales, birds, and manatees.

Misconduct Type
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Date of Filing
Contractors Involved Penalty
BP P.L.C. $0
Further Information Released
Complaint 11/3/2010
Letter of Intent to Sue 11/3/2010
Southern Environmental Law Center Press Release 11/3/2010

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database