How Local Attorney Robert Bilott Wound Up Taking On Chemical Giant DuPont
Local attorney Robert Bilott has made national headlines, from The New York Times to The Intercept, with his high-profile case against the DuPont chemical company. A corporate defense attorney for eight years, this major environmental case exposed that DuPont operated above the Environmental Protection Agency for decades, intentionally hiding the dangers of the chemical PFOA (C8), to which people were exposed through waste runoff in West Virginia. DuPont used PFOA in the process to make Teflon until fairly recently.
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