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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


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


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


$700 million settlement reached in Alabama PCB case

August 20, 2003 - BIRMINGHAM – Solutia, Inc. and Monsanto, Co. have agreed to pay $700 million to settle claims by more than 20,000 Anniston residents over PCB contamination, plaintiff's attorneys said... Read More


Companies await suit filed by Solutia, Pharmacia

June 7, 2003 - Several companies, including United Defense, Halliburton and Walter Industries, said Friday that they had not yet seen a complaint that alleges they are partly responsible for PCB... Read More


Chemical-Based Products Company Solutia Sues Firms for Cleanup Help

June 7, 2003 - Solutia, Inc. has sued 19 companies alleging that they should help to pay for the environmental cleanup in Anniston, Alabama. Read More


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