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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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EPA Region VIII vs. Ultramar Diamond Shamrock Corporation (Underground Storage Tank Violations)

In 2000, the EPA and state regulators inspected certain retail facilities [of Valero subsidiary Ultramar Diamond Shamrock Corporation] for compliance with federal and state rules and regulations at such facilities. On April 3, 2001, UDS received an administrative complaint from the EPA seeking penalties in connection with alleged violations and non-compliance issues arising primarily prior to October 1999. This matter was settled in November 2001 upon payment of $126,764 in penalties."

Misconduct Type
Environment
Enforcement Agency
EPA
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Fine
Date of Settlement - approximate
11/1/2001
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Valero Energy Corp. $126,764
Further Information Released
SEC 10-K (p. 20 of 128) 10/6/2006

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