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Ben Geman Oct 5
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Solar tariff foes take case to White House

President Trump views the solar eclipse in August. Photo: Andrew Harnik / AP

Solar industry officials took their case against steep new import penalties on solar panel equipment to the White House yesterday.

Why it matters: The trip, organized via the Solar Energy Industries Association, signals how opponents of new tariffs are pushing to make headway with Trump aides even as the U.S. International Trade Commission is still weighing its upcoming recommendations to the White House.