Devastating EPA rule could send manufacturing jobs overseas
Two Minute Drill Episode 20 (August 19, 2015)
A major Wisconsin recycler is speaking out against the new EPA rule mandating a switch to expensive energy. Charter Steel spends more than $1 million on energy every month melting scrap into steel, but company leaders fear energy rate hike here might send jobs elsewhere, without even helping the environment.
Charter Manufacturing CEO John W. Mellowes explains why the future of his industry is in doubt in Wisconsin and elsewhere stateside. Watch every episode.
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