PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — United States Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette was in Pittsburgh on Friday.
Brouillette toured Consol Energy’s Pennsylvania mining complex.READ MORE: Police: Beaver County Trooper Arrested For Trying To Withdraw Friend's Traffic Citation
He says that the Trump administration wants to focus on coal and how it could revolutionize the world’s economy.READ MORE: Michael Keaton Partners With Green Tech Company To Bring Plant To Pittsburgh
“Coal has a bright future here in America, has a bright future here and all around the world as a matter of fact,” Secretary Brouilette said.
Secretary Brouillette went on to say he thinks that the products being seen coming out of the coal industry are going to revolutionize the building industry, other parts of the American economy, and the world economy.MORE NEWS: Superior Court Upholds Prison Sentence For Monroeville Mall Shooter Tarod Thornhill
Secretary Brouillette says that the coal industry is expanding and new technology is helping companies make coal ‘cleaner’ to cut down on pollution.