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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…

Violation of Clean Air Act Fuel Standards

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reached settlements with BP Products North America, Inc. Motiva Enterprises, LLC and Equilon Enterprises, LLC, doing business as Shell Oil Products US for alleged violations of gasoline and diesel fuel standards under the Clean Air Act. The settlements resolve alleged violations occurring from 1999 through 2004 at retail outlets, terminals and refineries located throughout the United States. BP agreed to pay a civil penalty of $900,000 and Shell agreed to pay a civil penalty of $600,000. BP and Shell also pledged to perform extensive remedial efforts to correct the alleged violations and to prevent the recurrence of similar violations.

Misconduct Type
Environment
Enforcement Agency
EPA
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement
9/27/2006
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Royal Dutch Shell PLC $600,000
Further Information Released
EPA Press Release 5/13/2010
Shell Settlement Agreement 5/13/2010

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database