Pollution

Monsanto Can’t Trim MDL Claiming Weedkiller Causes Cancer

Monsanto lost a bid to pare back multidistrict litigation over the agrochemical giant’s allegedly carcinogenic Roundup weedkiller when a California federal judge ruled Thursday that the claims in three bellwether cases are backed by believable evidence and aren’t preempted by other laws…

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GE, Tepco Dodge Sailors’ $1B Fukushima Radiation Suit

Tokyo Electric Power Co. and General Electric Co. on Monday dodged a $1 billion lawsuit by U.S. sailors over radiation injuries they allegedly suffered during their response to the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, after a California federal judge agreed the suit belonged in Japanese, not U.S., courts…

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