Ruffalo on DuPont's denial of events depicted in 'Dark Waters': 'They knew it was poisoning people'
November 19, 2019 | 5:09 PM GMT
“Dark Waters” follows environmental attorney Rob Bilott’s battle with chemical company DuPont over water contamination in West Virginia. In a statement to The Washington Post, DuPont said the film depicts “wholly imagined events,." Actor Mark Ruffalo responded, “That statement is outrageous from them. I’m sorry. They’re the ones who came up with, they’re the ones who came up with the limits. They knew it was poisoning people. They were the ones who had the science. They did the science. They knew. They can’t sit here and say they didn’t know.”