Seattle Sues Monsanto Over PCB Contamination In Duwamish River
Mealey's (January 28, 2016, 11:44 AM EST) -- SEATTLE — The City of Seattle sued Monsanto Co., Solutia Inc. and Pharmacia LLC in Washington federal court on Jan. 25 complaining that the defendants’ manufacturing of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) has contaminated storm water that runs off into the Duwamish River, which runs through the heart of the city (City of Seattle v. Monsanto Company, et al., No. 16-cv-00107, W.D. Wash.).
(Complaint available. Document #08-160212-016C.)
The city alleges in its lawsuit, which was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, that...