Baltimore County says Monsanto contaminated its water. A lawsuit could make the company pay for cleanup.

Baltimore County says Monsanto contaminated its water. A lawsuit could make the company pay for cleanup.

Source: Baltimore sun, October 2, 2019
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Baltimore County soon may ask a federal judge to force agriculture chemical company Monsanto to pay for the cleanup of environmental toxins, following a series of similar lawsuits filed by a dozen cites and states in recent years.

County Executive Johnny Olszewski Jr. wants the County Council to approve a contract with three law firms to represent the county in a lawsuit to be filed against the company and two former divisions it sold off. The lawsuit would allege the company contaminated the county’s environment and waters with polychlorinated biphenyls, according to fiscal notes from the county. Read more.

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