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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…

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
Environment
Enforcement Agency
EPA
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement Announcement
7/26/2011
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
ChevronTexaco Corporation $5,800,000
Further Information Released
Consent Decree 7/28/2011
EPA Press Release 7/28/2011

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database