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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…

Arthur Kill, NJ Oil Spill

In a settlement with the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office, Chevron agreed to pay $1 million for spilling more than 10,000 gallons of crude oil into the Arthur Kill in February 2006. The spill occurred when a barge was offloading crude oil at the Chevron Perth Amboy facility. Chevron also paid the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection $45,000 in a settlement related to the spill.

Misconduct Type
Environment
Enforcement Agency
State/Local
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Announcement
4/25/2007
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
ChevronTexaco Corporation $1,045,000
Further Information Released
NJAG Press Release 6/4/2009

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database