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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…

Air Emission Violations

On April 18, 2005, Valero Refining Company – New Jersey and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection signed an Administrative Consent Order settling air emission violations at its Paulsboro refinery that occurred between 2001 and 2004. Under the agreement, Valero agreed to pay $793,000 in fines and install emission controls that will significantly reduce emissions of volatile organic compounds, oxides of nitrogen and sulfur dioxide. To that end, Valero will install a $3.5 million, state-of-the-art air pollution control at the Paulsboro refinery waste water treatment system.

Misconduct Type
Environment
Enforcement Agency
State/Local
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Consent Order
4/18/2005
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Valero Energy Corp. $4,293,000
Further Information Released
NJ DEP Press Release 10/6/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database