Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
Howard Tollin Howard Tollin

Environmental issues are a passion for many of our section members because our health and well being are at stake. Our NYSBA EELS Section had a conference two years ago featuring Robert Bilott as a speaker on his pursuit of Dupont and Perfluoroaklyl substances (PFAs). This topic then remained our focus at several program; and Attorney Bilott’s efforts are now featured in the excellent movie Dark Waters. PFAs include perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorosulfonic acid (PFOS) as part of a large class of widely used chemicals containing fluorine. Unfortunately, these toxic chemicals are now in our drinking water, our bodies, environment. Our section will continue to focus on drinking water quality, including at an upcoming program being planned on March 2, 2020.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free ALM Digital Reader.

Benefits of a Digital Membership:

  • Free access to 3 articles* every 30 days
  • Access to the entire ALM network of websites
  • Unlimited access to the ALM suite of newsletters
  • Build custom alerts on any search topic of your choosing
  • Search by a wide range of topics

*May exclude premium content
Already have an account?

Dig Deeper


ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2020 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.