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…

Puerto Rico RCRA Violations

A settlement between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Chevron Puerto Rico, LLC resolved Resource Conservation Recovery Act (RCRA) violations at approximately 100 of Chevron’s underground storage tank facilities in Puerto Rico. Under the terms of the settlement, Chevron agreed to spend approximately $5.2 million to improve its leak detection methods and operations at its service stations and pay a $600,000 civil penalty. Among Chevron’s alleged violations were failure to: provide release detection for tanks and piping, provide adequate overfill protection equipment, perform annual tests of automatic line leak detector systems, and maintain adequate records of release detection for tanks and piping.

Misconduct Type
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Date of Settlement Announcement
Contractors Involved Penalty
ChevronTexaco Corporation $5,800,000
Further Information Released
Consent Decree 7/28/2011
EPA Press Release 7/28/2011

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database