Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Environmental Violations at Torrance, Calif. Refinery

Exxon Mobil Corp. agreed to pay $400,000 in penalties to California for environmental violations at its Torrance refinery. Exxon Mobil also agreed to spend a maximum of $2 million on supplemental environmental projects intended to cut excessive emissions of carbon dioxide and other pollutants at the refinery. The company paid $250,000 for a March 22, 2007 incident that caused the release of nitrogen oxides, carbon dioxide and other substances. In addition, Exxon Mobil paid $150,000 to settle 23 air permit and air quality violations at the Torrance facility that occurred between October 2005 and October 2006.

Misconduct Type
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Date of SEC 10-Q
Contractors Involved Penalty
Exxon Mobil $400,000
Further Information Released
SEC 10-Q (p. 22 of 26) 5/11/2007

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database