Breaking News: BSD announces lawsuit against Monsanto

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Mayor Miro Weinberger Photo: Phoebe Spence

Phoebe Spence, Editor-in-chief

On October 13, Superintendent Tom Flanagan announced plans to file a lawsuit against agrochemical company Monsanto, manufacturer of the materials containing PCBs found at the Institute Road campus. BSD is taking legal action in the hopes of gaining compensation for BHS and BTC’s forced relocation.

Photo: Phoebe Spence

“We promise taxpayers we will aggressively seek compensation from the corporation that caused this problem,” Flanagan said. “I believe and our board believes that this is a win-win situation for our school district and for the City of Burlington.”

Flanagan reviled the plan alongside Mayor Miro Weinberger, School Board Chair Claire Wool, BHS Principal Lauren McBride, other school board members and BHS faulty.