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Archive for April, 2009

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Growers: Out of State Trial Attorneys Miss the Point in Atrazine Suit

[ 0 ] April 27, 2009

From USAgNet: Two out-of-state law firms are now saying that two Kansas grower groups are simply trying to protect the financial success of a Swiss chemical company after the corn and grain sorghum associations blew the whistle on an effort to sign up Kansas towns to join a lawsuit against the maker of atrazine. Nothing […]

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City gives copies of atrazine lawsuit info to ag groups

Complaint still pending

[ 0 ] April 22, 2009

From Peabody Gazette-Bulletin: In response to an open meetings and record complaint last week, the cities of Marion and Hillsboro have forwarded copies of documents to the Kansas Corn Growers and Kansas Grain Sorghum producers Associations supplied by a law firm asking them to join a groundwater contamination lawsuit against the manufacturer of the widely […]

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Marion, Hillsboro accused of violating secrecy laws in atrazine case

[ 0 ] April 15, 2009

From Peabody Gazette-Bulletin: The Cities of Marion and Hillsboro are being taken to task by the Kansas Corn Growers and Grain Sorghum Producers Associations regarding legal action over alleged atrazine pollution. Executive Director Jere White formally asked Marion County Attorney Susan Robson on Monday to investigate alleged violations of the state’s open records and open […]

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Kansas farming communities targeted by trial attorneys for atrazine lawsuit

[ 0 ] April 13, 2009

From High Plains/Midwest Ag Journal: News that two Kansas agricultural communities have signed on as participants in a class action lawsuit against the maker of the farm herbicide atrazine came as both a surprise and a disappointment to the Kansas Corn Growers Association and the Kansas Grain Sorghum Producers Association. The cities of Hillsboro and […]