City Of Portland, Ore., Sues Monsanto, Alleges PCB Contamination Liability

Mealey's (July 14, 2016, 2:40 PM EDT) -- PORTLAND, Ore. — The City of Portland, Ore., on July 12 sued Monsanto Co. and two of its affiliates in Oregon federal court, contending that the city’s water supply and environment are contaminated by polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), and the company — which was the sole manufacturer of the chemical compound — concealed the truth about its toxicity from the public and government (City of Portland, Ore. v. Monsanto Company, et al., No. 16-1418, D. Ore.).

(Complaint available. Document #15-160719-010C.)


The City of Portland filed its...
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