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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…

Environment Texas v. Chevron Phillips Chemical Company (Baytown Pollution)

Chevron Phillips Chemical Company settled a Clean Air Act lawsuit filed by Sierra Club and Environment Texas alleging the company’s Cedar Bayou Chemical Plant in Baytown, Texas, was responsible for hundreds of Clean Air Act violations dating back to 2003 that resulted in the release of more than a million pounds of air pollutants. Chevron agreed to pay a $2 million penalty.

Misconduct Type
Environment
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement Announcement
11/18/2010
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
ChevronTexaco Corporation $2,000,000
Further Information Released
Sierra Club Press Release 1/8/2011

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database