Past Event

Robert Bilott - The Global PFAS 'Forever Chemicals' Public Health Threat

February 16, 2023
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Online and In-person: Allan Rosenfield Building (Room 1102), Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, New York

Event Description

Robert Bilott will discuss the scientific, regulatory, and legal history of our discovery of the worldwide threat to human health and the environment posed by man-made PFAS 'forever chemicals', along with how this threat was covered up from the scientific community, regulators, lawmakers, and the public for decades, and what actions were necessary to reveal the truth and spur steps to begin protecting the public and the environment.

Event Speaker

Robert Bilott, Partner at Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP

Event Information

Free and open to the public; registration required. For more information, please visit the event webpage or contact Carolina Montes Garcia at [email protected]

Hosted by the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at Columbia University.