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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…

April 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill (Mexican Lawsuits)

The Mexican states of Tamaulipas, Veracruz and Quintana Roo filed lawsuits over alleged financial damages caused by the April 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion and oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The lawsuits allege the oil spill was caused by the negligence of several companies, including Halliburton, and will have an adverse impact on the economy and environment.

Misconduct Type
Environment
Enforcement Agency
International
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Pending
Date of Filing
9/15/2010
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Halliburton $0
Further Information Released
Complaint (State of Veracruz) 10/21/2010

See also:

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database