A rock outcropping on Fleming Glacier, which feeds one of the accelerating glaciers on the western Antarctic Peninsula. Credit: NASA/OIB.
Friday, 27 May 2016
Monsanto Ordered to Pay $46.5 Million in PCB Lawsuit in Rare Win for Plaintiffs
Nation of Change
A St. Louis jury has awarded three plaintiffs a total of $46.5 million in damages in a lawsuit alleging that Monsanto and three other companies were negligent in its handling of polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, a highly toxic and carcinogenic group of chemicals. Story here.