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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…

Ground Water Pollution

On January 5, 2006, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection announced an agreement with Valero Refining Company “to preserve four properties in southern New Jersey totaling 615 acres as compensation to the public for ground water pollution at its oil refinery in Greenwich…Valero Refining Company will fund the acquisition of four properties located in Winslow Township, Camden County (359.5 acres); East Greenwich Township, Gloucester County (60.5 acres); Pennsville Township, Salem County (130 acres); and, Lawrence Township, Cumberland County (65 acres). Valero also will pay the Department’s assessment costs.”

Misconduct Type
Environment
Enforcement Agency
State/Local
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Agreement Announcement
1/5/2006
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Valero Energy Corp. Unknown
Further Information Released
NJ DEP Press Release 10/6/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database