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…

Whiting, Ind. Refinery Clean Air Act Violations (2012)

BP North America agreed to pay an $8 million penalty to the United States and the State of Indiana and invest more than $400 million to install state-of-the-art pollution controls and cut emissions from BP’s petroleum refinery in Whiting, Indiana. The government alleged violations of Clean Air Act (CAA) in connection with construction and expansion of the Whiting Refinery, as well as violations of a consent decree entered into with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in 2001.

Misconduct Type
Enforcement Agency
Multiple Agencies
Contracting Party
Court Type
Date of Settlement Announcement
Contractors Involved Penalty
BP P.L.C. $8,000,000
Further Information Released
Consent Decree 11/16/2012
EPA Press Release 11/16/2012
Settlement Summary 11/16/2012

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database