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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…

EPA Region VI v. Diamond Shamrock Refining Company (Record-Keeping and Reporting Violations)

Valero subsidiary Diamond Shamrock Refining Company settled with the Environmental Protection Agency allegations of various record-keeping, reporting, operating and permitting violations at the McKee Refinery and Three Rivers Refinery. Pursuant to a consent decree entered by the federal district court on September 20, 2001, Diamond Shamrock paid a penalty of $1.2 million and funded a supplemental environmental project in the amount of $625,000.

Misconduct Type
Environment
Enforcement Agency
EPA
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Consent Decree
9/20/2001
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Valero Energy Corp. $1,825,000
Further Information Released
SEC 10-K (p. 19 of 128) 10/6/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database