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NJ targets another company for environmental damage

Updated: Jun 26

August 8, 2022 |

File photo: Men in protective clothing work at a Superfund site in Camden.

New Jersey filed its latest lawsuit seeking compensation for alleged damages to the environment, this time claiming that Monsanto and two former affiliates produced toxic PCBs that leaked into the state’s air and water over almost 50 years.

The lawsuit says the companies caused “significant, long-term damage” to the state’s waterways and ground water, as well as to soil, air and wildlife by allowing and encouraging disposal of the chemicals that they knew to be hazardous at Monsanto’s plant beside the Delaware River in Bridgeport, Gloucester County.

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