Bill Brebrick of Zapp Precision Wire and Joel Johnson of Borusan Mannesmann submitted applications to the Department of Commerce for exemptions from steel tariffs President Trump implemented in March. The applications were open for public comment for 30 days on regulations.gov. Now, Johnson’s and Brebrick’s applications will be reviewed by the Department of Commerce, which has had to make new hires and request additional funding to handle the surge in requests.
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