Despite ‘Urgency’ On Solar Inquiry, Raimondo Cites Lack Of Discretion

May 12, 2022
Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo says she shares the solar energy industry’s sense of “urgency” regarding her department’s pending inquiry into possible trade violations of solar panel imports, but she is arguing officials lack “discretion” to consider broader policy factors such as the Biden administration’s climate goals. “I have been asked why don't you consider climate as a factor? Why don't you consider policy as a factor? Why don't you consider the disruption to the supply chain as a factor? The...

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