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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…

Failure to Install Emission Monitors

On November 25, 1998, the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission initiated an enforcement action against Valero’s Corpus Christi Refinery alleging violations of state and federal air regulations due to nitrous oxide emission monitors not being installed in two utility boiler stacks and certain recordkeeping deficiencies. On February 18, 1999 the TNRCC issued a revised Agreed Order for $111,000 in penalties.

Misconduct Type
Environment
Enforcement Agency
State/Local
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Fine
Date of Revised Order
2/18/1999
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Valero Energy Corp. $111,000
Further Information Released
SEC 10-K (p. 18 of 83) 10/6/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database