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Kansas farming communities targeted by trial attorneys for atrazine lawsuit

[ 0 ] July 21, 2011

From High Plains/Midwest AG Journal: Kansas – 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 […]

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Kansas plaintiffs dropped from federal Syngenta atrazine class action

[ 0 ] July 17, 2011

From Madison/St. Clair Record: Two Kansas cities have been dropped from a proposed multi-state class action against Syngenta Crop Protection LLC and its Swiss parent company Syngenta AG over claims that a weed killer made by the companies contaminates water supplies. The cities of Plains and Dodge City, Kan. are the latest named plaintiffs to […]

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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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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 […]