$698M deal to end Monsanto PCB pollution lawsuit in Oregon


              FILE - The Monsanto logo is seen on display at the Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Ill., on Aug. 31, 2015. Monsanto has agreed to pay Oregon a lump sum of $698 million for its role in polluting the state with PCBs over a 90-year period until they were banned in 1977. Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum said Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022, that the settlement amount is the largest environmental damage recovery in Oregon's history. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)
            
              FILE - A section of newly formed beach is shown on the Willamette River in downtown Portland, Ore., on July 6, 2017. Monsanto has agreed to pay Oregon a lump sum of $698 million for its role in polluting the state with PCBs over a 90-year period until they were banned in 1977. Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum said Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022, that the settlement amount is the largest environmental damage recovery in Oregon's history. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)
$698M deal to end Monsanto PCB pollution lawsuit in Oregon