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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…

Violations of the Clean Air Act

On July 25, 2000, the EPA and Justice Department reached an agreement with BP Amoco. “Under the agreement, BP Amoco, the nation’s second-largest refiner, is expected to spend more than $500 million on up-to-date pollution-control technologies and work practices at nine refineries to reduce emissions from all sources – from stacks, leaking valves, wastewater vents and flares… In addition, BP Amoco agreed to pay a $10 million penalty.”

Misconduct Type
Environment
Enforcement Agency
EPA
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Administrative Agreement
Date of Administrative Agreement
7/25/2000
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
BP P.L.C. $510,000,000
Further Information Released
DOJ Press Release 8/31/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database