“I think the whole issue has been that the economic interests that had the most to gain around energy, drilling and pipelines have tried to pull the wool over the eyes of workers….What is the sense of creating X numbers of eyes if you poison the area where the workers live.”
– Estela Vasquez, Dominican-American. Executive Vice-President, 1199 SEIU, Service Employees International Union.
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