Bayer has agreed to a $2 billion class action settlement—its second attempt to resolve future lawsuits over Monsanto’s Roundup pesticide.

The deal, announced Wednesday, includes a $1.325 billion compensation fund program under which Roundup users can make claims for a period of four years. No such fund existed in a similar $1.1 billion class action settlement that lawyers reached in June but were forced to withdraw after U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria of the Northern District of California raised numerous concerns.

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