May 17, 2018 Comments to the Bureau of Industry and Security on its Requirements for Submissions Requesting Exclusions From the Remedies Instituted in Presidential Proclamations Adjusting Imports of Steel and Aluminum Into the United States
These comments are filed on behalf of the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA). The Bureau of Industry and Security solicited comments on the implications of actions taken by the Trump Administration with regard to tariffs and limitations on steel imports. In March, the Trump Administration initiated new imported steel and aluminum tariffs under the authority of Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962. The scope of these tariffs impacts American oil and natural gas producers. The implications are numerous.