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Company: Monsanto Co.
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Penalty: $122,500,000
Year: 2013
Date: January 25, 2013
Offense Group: environment-related offenses
Primary Offense: environmental violation
Violation Description: Monsanto agreed to pay $93 million for medical monitoring and property cleaning plus $29.5 million in legal fees to resolve a class action brought in connection with dioxin contamination linked to a plant that produced the defoliant Agent Orange.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: private litigation
Court: Putnam County (West Virginia) Circuit Court
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 04-C-465
Case Name: Bibb v. Monsanto Company
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
Facility State: West Virginia
HQ Country of Current Parent: Germany
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: chemicals
Specific Industry of Current Parent: chemicals
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