Jan 26, 2021 • 58M

The Lawyer Who Took On Dupont

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Erin Brockovich
Please join environmental activist and consumer advocate Erin Brockovich as she sheds light on everyday citizens fighting for the environment and social justice. Superman’s Not Coming celebrates everyday people who realized that they had to rise up and join in the fight. It’s always been, By the People, For the People, We the People, that can and will get it done.
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Erin talks to environmental attorney Robert Bilott, who spearheaded a decades-long legal battle with one of America's most powerful corporations. He helped to expose Dupont's history of chemical pollution and in doing so became "Dupont's worst nightmare" according to the New York Times.

You can see his amazing story told in the movie "Dark Waters" in which he is played by Mark Ruffalo or check out his book Exposure.