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Oil pipeline fight roils unions

November 11, 2011 - U.S. unions are bitterly split on whether an oil pipeline should be built between Canada and Texas. The conflict has hamstrung the Blue-Green Alliance, which unifies union and environmental efforts, as transit unions argue labor must look beyond its own interests.


April 25, 2011 - Along the Gulf Coast, the oil industry's harm to communities' health goes far beyond the BP disaster. A special Facing South investigation by Sue Sturgis