The year 1970 brought about the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA). Union support was instrumental in the passing of this law. Things still looked good for the first couple of years. Then President Nixon was elected into office and things took a turn for the worse. Difficult economic conditions prevailed for many working people in our nation, including the Pipefitters of Local 455. The Prairie Island Plant was still under construction.

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