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City Of San Jose Sues Monsanto Company Over PCB Contamination

Mealey's (July 16, 2015, 2:12 PM EDT) -- SAN JOSE, Calif. — The City of San Jose, Calif., on July 8 sued Monsanto Co., alleging that the manufacturer of polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) caused contamination in the San Francisco Bay and that stricter limits on the amount of PCBs that can be in the city’s total maximum daily load (TMDL) of storm water into the bay will result in increased costs (City of San Jose v. Monsanto Company, No. 15-cv-03178-NC, N.D. Calif.).

(Complaint available. Document #08-150807-015C.)

The city says in its lawsuit, which was filed...
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