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One Planet: The deadly business of building oil and gas pipelines

Oct 22, 2018

  On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet series, investigative journalist Antonia Juhasz joins us to discuss her latest Pacific Standard cover story called 'Death on the Dakota Access: An investigation into the deadly business of building oil and gas pipelines.'

She found that in 2016, gas and oil pipeline construction workers died on the job 3.6 times more often than the average American worker. What are the dangers involved for pipeline workers and how is this industry regulated? 

Guest:

Antonia Juhasz, investigative reporter and author of Black Tide: The Devastating Impact of the Gulf Oil Spill

Web Resource:

PacificStandard: DEATH ON THE DAKOTA ACCESS: An investigation into the deadly business of building oil and gas pipelines.