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Spokane, City of v. Monsanto Co.

Citation: 47 ELR 20088
No. 15-cv-00201, (E.D. Wash., 07/10/2017) (Mendoza, J.)

A district court held that an agriculture company cannot pursue Superfund cost recovery against Spokane, Washington, over polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) contamination in the Spokane River. The company produced PCBs from 1935 to 1970 that the city of Spokane claimed contributed to the impairment of the river....

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