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Resource ID: #8630
Subject: Pollution
Source: Wall Street Journal (New York)
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Date: 17-Jun-92

Description

Wall Street Journal shows how hard it is to prove who is responsible for pollution by outlining a case involving the Monsanto Co., which successfully won a law suit brought by the Illinois EPA by claiming it was a "coincidence" that the chemicals found in a river matched those used in a nearby Monsanto plant; argues that such successful defenses will mean that taxpayers will pay for more of cleanup costs.

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