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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…

Maldonado et al. v. Valero Refining-Texas (Texas City Refinery Explosion)

Subcontractors working at Valero’s Texas City refinery sued to recover damages for injuries caused by an April 2018 explosion and fire at the refinery. The plaintiffs were working at or near the site of the incident when a pipe carrying hydrocarbon gases and liquids burst. The lawsuit alleges negligence and gross negligence.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Pending
Date of Complaint
3/10/2020
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Valero Energy Corp. $0
Further Information Released
Complaint 3/10/2020

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database