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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 Pollution National Settlement (CA, HI, MS and UT)

Chevron U.S.A., Inc. agreed to pay over $281 million in penalties, pollution control equipment upgrades and supplemental environmental projects to settle alleged violations of the federal Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), the Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act, and the Clean Air Act at its petroleum refineries in California, Hawaii, Mississippi and Utah. Among Chevron’s alleged violations were failure to report releases of hazardous substances, including diethanalomine, nitric oxide and sulfuric oxide, and failure to properly implement a risk management program.

Misconduct Type
Environment
Enforcement Agency
EPA
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Announcement
10/16/2003
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
ChevronTexaco Corporation $281,700,000
Further Information Released
EPA Press Release 8/30/2007

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database