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August 31, 2009 - President Obama set aside $5 billion in the economic stimulus package for the weatherization of a million low-income homes.

The Laborers' International Union of North America has its sights set on building capacity so the private sector can meet the President's long-term goal of fixing a hundred million 'energy-inefficient' American homes.

Elizabeth Wynne Johnson reports...

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