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How will the PCB money be divided

August 22, 2003 - After years of litigation, the companies accused of contaminating local waterways, floodplains, homes and people with PCBs have agreed to pay hundreds of millions of dollars in... Read More


Plaintiffs urged to accept PCB pollutions settlement

August 22, 2003 - ANNISTON – Sylvia Curry stood outside the Calhoun County Courthouse Thursday morning and was hailed as a hero in the historic, seven-year legal battle against a corporate polluter.... Read More


Solutia, Monsanto Settle Case: Contamination Suit Wins Alabama Residents $700 Million

August 21, 2003 - BIRMINGHAM, Aug. 20 – Solutia, Inc. and Monsanto Co. have agreed to pay more than $700 million to settle claims by more than 20,000 Anniston, Alabama residents concerning PCB... Read More


Monsanto, Solutia Settle PCB Claims, Ala. Residents to Get $600 Million for Decades of Toxic Dumping

August 21, 2003 - Monsanto Co., and its former chemicals unit, Solutia, Inc., have agreed to pay $600 million in cash to settle claims brought by thousands of Anniston, Alabama residents over the dumping of... Read More


30-year-old contamination suits settled

August 21, 2003 - BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug.21 (UPI) – A $600 million settlement ahs been reached in two 30-yearld cases involving contamination claims of 20,000 Alabama residents. The claims were filed... Read More


Solutia bankruptcy threat,Pfizer clinic sealed PCB deal

August 21, 2003 - HOUSTON (CNI) – Monsanto's fear of a Solutia bankruptcy and Pfizer's offer to help establish a medical clinic rank as the key factors that prompted an historic settlement of pollution... Read More


Judges’ Involvement Helpes Parties Reach PCB Settlement

August 21, 2003 - ST. LOUIS – (Dow Jones) – A combination of past court outcomes and the involvement of a state judge and federal judge helped the parties involved in the Alabama polychlorinated... Read More


Monsanto, Solutia shares soar on settlement

August 21, 2003 - KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 21 (Reuters) – Shares of Monsanto Co. (MON) and Solutia Inc. (SOI) shot higher on Thursday as investors applauded a $675 million settlement of long-running... Read More


Solutia stock surges on PCB settlement

August 21, 2003 - Birmingham, Ala. (AP) – Shares in Solutia, Inc., more than tripled in value Thursday after the company settled thousands of claims over PCB pollution in Alabama, but it could be... Read More


Monsanto,Solutia, Pfizer pay $700M in PCB case

August 20, 2003 - Aug. 20 (Bloomberg) – Monsanto Co., Solutia, Inc. and Pfizer, Inc. will pay more than $700 million to settle Alabama lawsuits that allege Monsanto dumped toxic chemicals three decades... Read More


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