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Pipeline companies push back against Trump's 'Buy American' rule

Using American steel and iron would hike up costs, disrupt operations, industry groups say

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US president Donald Trump promised to break energy loose from the leash of regulation and protect steel from the bite of unfair competition.

New York

A DIRECTIVE requiring US pipeline companies to use American steel and iron in their projects is testing President Donald Trump's ability to keep his promises to two industries on opposing sides of the issue.

In comments to the US Department of Commerce, which is crafting...

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