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Defeating Giants: Clean Water and DuPont’s Downfall

10/05/2018 at 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Robert Billot, 2017 Right Livelihood Award Laureate, will be keynote speaker at Hayward’s Social and Environmental Justice Speaker Series. During his lecture, Robert Billot will address the 19-year-long legal battle against chemical giant DuPont, in which he represented 70,000 citizens whose drinking water had been contaminated with Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA).

The lecture is free and open to the public, so do not miss the opportunity to join Robert Billot as he explores the various scientific, regulatory, and legal challenges and obstacles to effectively and efficiently address the problem of perfluorochemicals in drinking water worldwide.