Town of Westport v. Monsanto Co.

ELR Citation: 45 ELR 20061
No(s). 14-12041 (D. Mass. Mar 24, 2015) (Casper, J.)

A district court dismissed a town's Massachusetts Oil and Hazardous Material Release Prevention and Response Act claim against the corporate spinoffs of Old Monsanto, the sole manufacturer of PCBs in the United States between 1935 and 1979. After discovering PCBs in some of the area schools, the tow...