New lawsuits target Monsanto over lingering chemicals and a longstanding cover-up

“Monsanto helped to create the problem and should be a part of the solution,” said Marlene Feist, utilities director of strategic development in Spokane, WA. The problem is contamination from Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), which were used to insulate electric equipment and in numerous products, including paint, for much of the 20th century. The chemicals were…