George Pinder

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Dr. Pinder performing an adsorption experiment.
This article is about the American academic. For the 19th century English cricketer, see George Pinder (cricketer).

George Pinder is a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering with a secondary appointment in Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Vermont. He also served as a professional witness in various notable environmental cases including Love Canal and Woburn, cases that achieved considerable media attention.

He was featured as a character in the movie A Civil Action, based on the Woburn toxic waste case and starring John Travolta. He was portrayed by British actor Stephen Fry. He and his wife Phyllis were also featured in the novel the film is based on.

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