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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…

Leaking Underground Storage Tanks in Michigan

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality fined BP Products North America Inc. $869,150 for leaking underground storage tanks at eight of its former gasoline stations in Michigan. “The DEQ is currently monitoring over 200 former gasoline stations where BP has reported releases from underground tank systems. A study conducted by the DEQ in January 2006, found a noncompliance rate of approximately 60 percent and that 47, or 63 percent, of BP’s 74 highest risk sites have not complied with regulations in Michigan’s Leaking Underground Storage Tanks statutes.”

Misconduct Type
Environment
Enforcement Agency
State/Local
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Fine
Date of Announcement
6/1/2007
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
BP P.L.C. $869,150
Further Information Released
DEQ Press Release 4/26/2008

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database