New Jersey Acting AG Filed Lawsuit over PCB Contamination

New Jersey Acting Attorney General Matthew Platkin and Commissioner of Environmental Protection (DEP) Shawn LaTourette announced that the DEP filed a lawsuit against Monsanto Co. and two other corporate defendants over damage to resources due to contamination from polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). The lawsuit looked for compensation from the defendants for Natural Resource Damages (NRD) regarding the manufacturing, distribution, sale and reckless discharge of PCBs.