Monsanto Faces 4th Trial Over Injuries Supposedly Caused By PCB ‘Forever Chemicals’ In WA School

Source:, May 10, 2022
By: David Siegel

A Washington State court jury heard opening statements Monday in a lawsuit alleging that toxic chemicals manufactured by Bayer-owned agrochemical giant Monsanto caused a range of neurological injuries in a local school, and the proceedings are being webcast gavel-to-gavel by Courtroom View Network.

Monday’s opening statements kicked off the fourth consecutive trial in King County Superior Court stemming from contamination at the Sky Valley Educational Center in the Monroe School District with polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs. PCBs, sometimes referred to as “forever chemicals” due to their durability, were used for a variety of industrial purposes before being banned in the 1970’s. Read more.

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