AFL-CIO and US Steel Response to Cap-and-Trade May Spawn Trade War

by Benjamin Domenech on 11:04 am March 9, 2009

Feb. 20 (Bloomberg) — President Barack Obama’s plans to limit greenhouse-gas emissions may be stymied by the specter of an international trade war. U.S. Steel Corp., American Electric Power Co. and the AFL- CIO, the largest U.S. federation of labor unions, are all pressing lawmakers for protection against imports from countries that won’t have to bear the costs of any new measures to curb global warming.

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