28 Jun '18, 11am

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One of President Trump’s new policies is making America less great for the very people he promised to make it great for: coal miners and fossil fuel executives . Back in March, Trump decided to slap tariffs on steel and aluminum imports — 25 percent on the former, 10 percent on the latter. To no one’s surprise, the two industries in question are pretty overjoyed . You know who’s less enthused? Almost everyone else — particularly U.S. coal miners, who say the levies are dousing China’s appetite for American coal with a bucket of lukewarm water. And coal isn’t the only sector steeling itself against a trade fallout. Trump’s zeal to boost production in steel country is backfiring on the fossil fuel industry, just as people predicted . Let’s take a closer look: At the 2018 World Gas Conference on Monday , the CEOs of the biggest oil giants in the world, ExxonMobil’s Darren Woo...

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