Bilott Makes Headlines With Testimony Regarding PFOA Water Contamination
Taft partner Robert A. Bilott recently provided testimony, by invitation of the New York State Senate Standing Committees on Health and Environmental Conservation, during a New York State Senate Joint Public Hearing to address PFOA drinking water contamination in Hoosick Falls, N.Y. Bilott, who serves as co-lead counsel for the plaintiff's altering committee handling the litigation against chemical giant DuPont, has been in the spotlight since New York Times Magazine dubbed him "The Lawyer Who Became DuPont's Worst Nightmare" in an article published on Jan. 6, 2016.
Recent articles relating to his testimony include:
- “State Senate to hold first PFOA water hearing in Hoosick Falls,” wnyt.com
- “NYS Senate Holds First Water Hearing In Hoosick Falls,” wamc.org
- “Churchill: Cuomo team passes the buck in Hoosick Falls,” Times Union (subscription required)
- “EPA fires back at Cuomo administration over PFOA crisis,” Times Union
Bilott is a member of the firm's Environmental, Litigation and Product Liability and Personal Injury groups. He represents a diverse range of clients on a wide variety of matters involving federal, state and local environmental laws and related litigation.
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