PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — United States Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette was in Pittsburgh on Friday.
Brouillette toured Consol Energy’s Pennsylvania mining complex.READ MORE: Butler County Community College Closes For 2 Days Due To Ransomware Attack
He says that the Trump administration wants to focus on coal and how it could revolutionize the world’s economy.READ MORE: North Allegheny, Mt. Lebanon Among Highest-Ranked Schools In The Area
“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: Jewish Communities Around Greater Pittsburgh Come Together To Celebrate Hanukkah
Secretary Brouillette says that the coal industry is expanding and new technology is helping companies make coal ‘cleaner’ to cut down on pollution.