Mike Bloomberg on Trump's decision to impose a solar tariff

JAN. 22, 2018

The following is a statement from Mike Bloomberg on yesterday’s decision by the Trump administration to tax solar industries up to 30 percent:

Taxing solar panels up to 30% will destroy U.S. jobs, raise Americans' electric bills and hurt our environment. Congress should stand up for American workers and consumers and overturn the administration's harmful decision.

To learn more about this decision and its effects to U.S. consumers and businesses, read Trump's Tariffs on Solar Mark Biggest Blow to Renewables Yet from Bloomberg.com.


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