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Bayer’s Monsanto division pleads guilty to misdemeanor for spraying banned pesticide and storing hazardous waste in Hawaii in 2014, will pay $10.2 million fine

| | November 25, 2019
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Monsanto pleaded guilty to spraying a banned pesticide on the Hawaiian island of Maui, and agreed to pay $10.2 million in criminal fines and other payments for the spraying and for illegally storing hazardous waste, U.S. prosecutors said.

The Department of Justice said … that Monsanto sprayed Penncap-M, which contained the banned pesticide methyl parathion, on research crops in 2014

Bayer said … that Monsanto “did not live up to its own standards or the applicable laws,” and was unaware of any reported health or environmental problems from its conduct.

Read full, original article: Bayer’s Monsanto Pleads Guilty to Illegal Hawaii Pesticide Spraying

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