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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…

Climate Change Cover-Up (Conservation Law Foundation Lawsuit)

The Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) sued ExxonMobil for allegedly engaging in a decades-long campaign to discredit and cover up evidence of climate change. The lawsuit alleges that Exxon endangered communities around Exxon’s Everett, Massachusetts terminal by misleading regulators about the facility’s ability to withstand climate change induced events such as rising sea level and increased magnitude and frequency of storm events.

Misconduct Type
Environment
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Pending
Date of Notice of Intent to Sue
5/17/2016
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Exxon Mobil $0
Further Information Released
Complaint 9/29/2016
CLF Press Release 5/17/2016
Notice of Violations and Intent to File Suit 5/17/2016

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database