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…

Clean Air Act Violations at Eight Refineries

BP Amoco and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reached an agreement to resolve Clean Air Act violations at eight refineries owned by BP, Amoco and Arco (recently acquired by BP) around the country. The settlement required BP to pay a civil penalty $9.5 million to the federal government and $500,000 to the State of Indiana. BP also agreed to install new pollution control technologies designed to reduce emissions of nitrogen oxides and sulfur dioxide from refinery process units and to implement various other comprehensive anti-pollution programs and practices.

Misconduct Type
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Court Type
Date of Announcement
Contractors Involved Penalty
BP P.L.C. $10,000,000
Further Information Released
Consent Decree 4/26/2008
EPA Press Release 4/26/2008

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database