Portland To Sue Monsanto For Contaminating Waterway With PCBs

Monsanto manufactured over 1 billion pounds of PCBs and the company’s own documents show they continued to sell the man-made chemicals after becoming aware of the dangers to both humans as well as the environment, according to Reeve…

Monsanto was the only manufacturer of PCB’s in the United States from 1939 until PCBs were banned in the late ‘70s,” Reeve told KGW. “During that time there’s documentary evidence that Monsanto knew that PCBs were dangerous to the environment, that they migrated from waterways to fish, from fish to birds and also to people and they, nonetheless, continued to manufacture and distribute PCBs.”…

Portland is joining Seattle, Spokane, Berkley, Oakland, San Diego, and San Jose in lawsuits against Monsanto over toxic pollutants.

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