Employment Levels

Picture shows a windmill at the closed s

While the Trump administration continues to sort out who will or won’t be subject to steel and aluminum tariffs, the under-reported aspect of the larger tariff-trade story is the potential impact of the tariff exemption process on U.S. industries that use lots of steel – including ours. The reality is that businesses and industries that rely… Keep reading →

President Trump

The Trump Administration is using an infrequently used provision of the trade laws, Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 to impose an additional 25% tariff on $50 billion worth of Chinese products imported into the U.S.

A Closer Look At Round Seven Of The NAFTA Negotiations

American Fuel Up On Cheaper Gas Over The Border Of Mexico

Round seven of the NAFTA negotiations concluded in Mexico City on March 5, 2018.

NAFTA Update

President Trump

The 25% steel and 10% aluminum tariffs announced today, and effective 15 days from now, raise a new cloud over the NAFTA negotiations.

Largest Crude-By-Rail Unloading Terminal In The U.S.

For decades, the polluter lobby has argued that environmental regulations are too costly and kill jobs. A new report out today is calling their bluff. The report, from international consulting firm Datu Research, looks at a sector of the economy that focuses on finding and fixing oil and gas leaks – which contribute to climate… Keep reading →