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The Energy Trade Action Coalition made its debut on Friday of last week – “Tariffs meant to protect one industry can, and often do, have significant damaging effects on other domestic industries,” said Tori Whiting, research associate at The Heritage Foundation. “Imposing tariffs under Section 201, as Suniva and SolarWorld request, would be a step backward by adding another layer of federal subsidies, which is something the Heritage Foundation opposes in all instances.” – Free trade is the name of their game.
Concurrently, at the American Enterprise Institute – a historically conservative business lobby – we’ve got an upcoming presentation – ‘Carbon taxes: A problem or a solution?‘ Cookies will be served. For some decent depth of this issue – check out Prospect of Trump tariff casts pall over U.S. solar industry. A steep rise in panel prices “could be huge and disastrous for large-scale solar,” said Tom Werner – it’d affect them more than any other sector of industry.
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