Type: News
Date: 04/17/2024

Bilott Quoted in White House Release on PFAS

Taft partner Rob Bilott was quoted in a release issued by The White House about the first-ever federally enforceable drinking water limits for certain toxic PFAS “forever chemicals.” The release titled “What They Are Saying: Biden-⁠Harris Administration Takes Critical Action to Protect 100 Million People from PFAS Pollution in Drinking Water” quotes Bilott and other leaders across the country praising the announcement. Read more here.

Dubbed by The New York Times Magazine as “The Lawyer Who Became DuPont’s Worst Nightmare” in an article published on Jan. 6, 2016, Bilott has represented a diverse array of clients, nationwide, who have been harmed by per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), also known as “Forever Chemicals.” His work is the subject of a recent feature film, “Dark Waters,” and the documentary “The Devil We Know,” and is detailed in his book, “Exposure: Poisoned Water, Corporate Greed, and One Lawyer’s Twenty-year Battle Against DuPont.”

Bilott is a member of Taft’s Environmental, Litigation, and Product Liability and Personal Injury practices and is a board member of Less Cancer and Green Umbrella.


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