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Syngenta seeks summary judgment in atrazine case; Cites contradictions in plaintiffs’ claims

[ 0 ] December 19, 2011 |

From Madison/St. Clair Record:

Greenville’s city council alleges in federal court that weed killer atrazine contaminates the local reservoir but the council assures customers they can safely drink the water, according to atrazine maker Syngenta Crop Protection.

Syngenta spotlighted the apparent contradiction on Nov. 30, in a motion for summary judgment against Greenville in a six-state class action the city proposes to lead.

Kurtis Reeg of Clayton, Mo., told U.S. District Judge Phil Gilbert there is no risk of imminent injury to Greenville.

“Greenville never warned its customers that its water was unsafe nor did it order them to stop drinking the water because of the presence of atrazine in the water,” Reeg wrote…

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To read an overview of motions and related filings posted on atrazinefacts.com, click here.summary judgement atrazine

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