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Murkowski: rising foreign mineral reliance puts U.S. security at risk

U.S. Sen.

Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, March 28 held a hearing before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources to examine the United States' increasing dependence on foreign sources of minerals and the opportunities we have to rebuild and improve the domestic supply chain.

The hearing touched on numerous issues, including permitting delays, which create a significant obstacle to economica...


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