Congress Grants Monsanto Another Free Pass After Decades of PCB Poisoning

Congress Grants Monsanto Another Free Pass After Decades of PCB Poisoning
Congress has passed legislation exempting Monsanto from any financial liability stemming from lawsuits and financial settlements related to PCB contamination and cleanup sites. The bill could have the effect of shielding the serial polluter from all liability related to its decades of PCB contamination all across the nation. From the 1930s until the practice was finally outlawed in the 1970s, Monsanto spread vast amounts of its then-signature chemical, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), known by its brand name, Aroclors® across the US in the form of paints, plastics and industrial equipment.… Read the rest