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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…

CERCLA Cleanup (Marion County, WVa.)

In June 2008, the federal government entered into a consent decree with ExxonMobil to resolve the government’s claims for response costs pursuant to the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (‘‘CERCLA’’). The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) incurred costs in connection with clean-up activities performed at the Big John’s Salvage Site, located in Marion County, West Virginia. Under the consent decree, ExxonMobil will pay EPA $3,000,000 in reimbursement. In August 2012, Exxon and the government entered into another consent decree under which Exxon agreed to contribute an additional $11,000,000 towards cleanup of the site.

Misconduct Type
Environment
Enforcement Agency
EPA
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Consent Decree
6/10/2008
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Exxon Mobil $14,000,000
Further Information Released
Consent Decree (August 2012) 9/11/2012
Complaint 8/15/2008
Consent Decree (June 2008) 8/15/2008
Federal Register Notice (June 2008) 8/15/2008

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database