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Madison County Record Commentary on Atrazine Court Settlement

[ 0 ] November 1, 2012 |

From Madison/St. Clair Record:

For once, we agree with Stephen Tillery. The settlement that he browbeat Syngenta Corp. into accepting — to make him go away and put an end to eight years of legal haggling — is “more than fair…”

Tillery filed suit against Syngenta in Madison County Circuit Court in 2004, alleging that atrazine runoff from farmland was contaminating the water supplies of several southern Illinois towns. In 2010, he sued the company in federal court on behalf of water districts in six Midwestern states.

Using typical Tillery tactics, the St. Louis attorney made life so miserable for Syngenta that the company eventually was “persuaded” to settle and stop the hemorrhaging of litigation fees…

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Post-settlement Statement 2012 10 03
FINAL Court Order-Settlement 10-23-12

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