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Waste Management

Volume 691: debated on Thursday 26 April 2007

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether they have made an assessment of the 1970 pollution summary by Monsanto in St Louis, now in the public domain, in which Monsanto stated that they were jointly responsible with Monsanto Chemicals Limited for the United Kingdom problem. [HL3209]

No assessment of the pollution summary referred to has been undertaken by Defra.

The question of responsibility or liability for pollution concerning individual companies or locations are, in the first instance, matters for the relevant regulatory body.