Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Violations of Underground Tank Systems Standards

“The Department of Environmental Protection entered into an administrative consent order with ExxonMobil Corporation (”ExxonMobil") on November 29, 2001 for alleged underground storage tank violations at the ExxonMobil facility abutting Interstate-95 in Madison…One or more of the tank systems allegedly leaked an estimated 5,775 gallons of unleaded gasoline or petroleum products to the ground. ExxonMobil allegedly failed to timely report the release and immediately investigate and correct its source. Prior to the issuance of this consent order ExxonMobil thoroughly emptied, removed and replaced the four underground tank systems at the site…The consent order requires ExxonMobil to fund an informational campaign designed to heighten public awareness of underground storage tank leak detection requirements in the amount of $150,000 as a supplemental environmental project and pay a civil penalty of $95,000"

Misconduct Type
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Administrative Agreement
Date of Consent Decree
Contractors Involved Penalty
Exxon Mobil $245,000
Further Information Released
CT Dept. of Environmental Protection Press Release 9/6/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database