Oliver Robinson and attorneys conduct press conference after guilty plea

Rep. Oliver Robinson, D-Birmingham, discusses a bill that would prevent legislators from hiding money for special projects in state agencies, a process known as "pass through pork", Tuesday March 27, 2007, in Montgomery, Ala. The House voted 103-0 to approve the bill. (AP Photo/Rob Carr)

(WIAT) — Oliver Robinson and his law firm put on a press conference Thursday afternoon in which they addressed Robinson’s recent guilty plea in a pollution scandal.

Robinson recently pled guilty to charges of accepting bribes from a lawyer and a coal company executive to opt out of cleanup services for a heavily polluted Birmingham area, according to court documents.

RELATED: Former AL legislator Oliver Robinson charged with accepting bribes

Follow the press conference through CBS42’s Leigh Garner’s tweets below.

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