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Wyden, Neal blast Biden administration deal with Japan on critical minerals

March 28, 2023 at 3:10 PM
The top Democratic lawmakers on the Senate Finance and House Ways & Means committees on Tuesday slammed a new agreement reached by the Biden administration with Japan on critical minerals, saying the deal lacks “meaningful” provisions on environmental and labor concerns that could have been secured had the administration heeded lawmakers’ calls to engage more with them while pursuing the pact. “Human rights, environmental rights, and economic opportunity are all closely interwoven, and had the Administration wanted to include meaningful...

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