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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…

Illegal Disposal of Hazardous Waste (Alaska)

BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc., a subsidiary of BP Amoco P.L.C. “pleaded guilty to one felony count related to the illegal disposal of hazardous waste on Alaska’s North Slope, and it agreed to spend $22 million to resolve the criminal case and related civil claims…BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc., or “BPXA,” admitted in U.S. District Court in Anchorage that it failed to immediately notify authorities of a release of hazardous substances to the environment, and it agreed to pay the maximum criminal fine of $500,000. As part of the plea agreement, BPXA also admitted that it failed to provide adequate oversight, audits and funding to ensure proper environmental management on Endicott Island, Alaska.”

Misconduct Type
Environment
Enforcement Agency
EPA
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Criminal
Disposition
Pleaded Guilty
Date of Guilty Plea
9/23/1999
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
BP P.L.C. $22,000,000
Further Information Released
DOJ Press Release 8/31/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database