Monsanto Accused In Suit Tied To Agent Orange : NPR | Digg Mynews

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the town of Nitro got its start in 1917 when it was founded by the U.S. Government as a location for a munitions plant

Article discussing lawsuit against Monsanto on behalf of residents of Nitro, West Virginia.  Since WWI the town has been the home to plants manufacturing chemicals.  This is the second suit brought on behalf of residents of the town claiming the pollution of the town is causing cancer in its residents.  The plaintiff’s lost the first suit and in this lawsuit the court has already rejected a claim to have the company clean up the town, and is now considering the company’s liability for health impacts on the residents.  See article here.

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