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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…

Record Keeping Deficiencies and Emissions Exceedances

In June 1999, the Texas Natural Resources Conservation Commission initiated proceedings against Valero’s Texas City refinery alleging certain record keeping deficiencies and emissions exceedances, most of which occurred prior to Valero’s acquisition of the refinery. The company ultimately agreed to pay a penalty of $174,455.

Misconduct Type
Environment
Enforcement Agency
State/Local
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Administrative
Disposition
Fine
Date of Settlement
12/20/1999
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Valero Energy Corp. $174,455
Further Information Released
SEC 10-K (p. 20 of 84) 5/3/2007

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database