NEWS
Atrazine Settlement Reached
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Fri May 25, 2012 11:13 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Syngenta and some 2,000 communities have agreed to a $105 million settlement in a lawsuit that alleged the chemical company should be liable for clean-up of the herbicide atrazine found in municipal water supplies in six states.

Cities and towns will be required to file claims to prove atrazine has been found in their water systems and that those communities have sustained additional costs as a result, according to a joint motion for preliminary approval of settlement filed in the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of Illinois. If the settlement is approved, the court then ...

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