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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…

Lanco Well Site Explosion – Wrongful Death Lawsuit

It was reported that Chevron agreed to pay $5 million to settle a wrongful death suit involving Ian Robert McKee, who was killed in an explosion at the Lanco Gas Well Site in Dunkard Township, Pennsylvania in February 2014. McKee was working at the site as a contractor to Chevron Appalachia when the well exploded. In May 2015, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection fined Chevron $940,000 for state environment, health, and safety law violations arising from the incident (see ChevronTexaco instance, “Lanco Well Site Explosion – Pennsylvania Fine”).

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement Announcement
5/28/2015
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
ChevronTexaco Corporation $5,000,000
Further Information Released

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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database