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Researchers: U.S. must square securing critical minerals with sustainability

April 30, 2021 at 9:00 AM
Securing U.S. critical mineral supply chains in a manner consistent with the Biden administration’s broader environmental agenda will require government support for research and sustainable practices, researchers say. Critical mineral supply chains have taken on increased political importance as ties between the U.S. and China have been put to the test. China is the world leader in critical mineral mining and production, giving them a significant amount of control over inputs used in products such as batteries and electronics. But...

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