Monsanto PCB Suit Belongs In State Court, 9th Circ. Told

Law360 (February 20, 2018, 7:55 PM EST) -- Washington state told the Ninth Circuit on Tuesday that a federal district court judge was right to grant the state’s request to remand its lawsuit against Monsanto Co. over the alleged contamination of waterways with polychlorinated biphenyls to state court.

Monsanto has asked the appeals court to reverse U.S. District Judge Robert S. Lasnik’s July conclusion that the case is not a federal matter. The judge said that despite a federal government purchase order, Monsanto acted on its own and without government supervision when it made...
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Case Information

Case Title

State of Washington v. Monsanto Company, et al

Case Number



Appellate - 9th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3893 Environmental Matters

Date Filed

August 11, 2017

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