Chicago Sues Monsanto for Polluting City’s Air, Water, Soil with Toxic Chemicals

Source:, September 20, 2023
By: Heather Cherone

For decades, Monsanto released toxic chemicals known as polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, into Chicago’s air, water and soil, causing significant harm to the city’s residents and its environment, Mayor Brandon Johnson said Wednesday.

Now it is time for the agribusiness firm to pay to clean up the mess it created, according to a new lawsuit filed by the city’s lawyers. Read more.

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