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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…

Leaded Gasoline Exposure

A Mississippi state court jury awarded $19 million to five women who claimed Texaco (now a unit of Chevron Corp.) was responsible for their children being born with disabilities and illnesses. The five women were pregnant while working between 11 and 20 years earlier at a Jefferson County office building that used to be a Texaco gas station. They alleged they were exposed to leaded gasoline fumes contained in fuel tanks that were left in the ground after the gas station was renovated.

Misconduct Type
Health
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Judgment Against Defendant
Date of Verdict
4/9/2010
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
ChevronTexaco Corporation $19,000,000
Further Information Released
Law Firm Newsletter 8/20/2010

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database