New bill to maintain US soda ash competitiveness
Published: Wednesday, 30 September 2015
US senators vow to protect industry; demand peservation of 2% royalty and accuse China of unfair trade practices.
The American Soda Ash Competitiveness Act, a bill to set the
royalty rate on sodium compounds and related products produced
from federal land at 2% for the next five years, was introduced
by two US Senators on 15 September.
John Barrasso and Ron Wyden presented the bipartisan
legislation to maintain...