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DOI issues final critical minerals list; eyes supply boost strategy North of 60 Mining News – June 1, 2018

In an initial move to implement President Donald Trump's strategy to break the United States' growing reliance on foreign countries for minerals and metals vital to its security and economy, the U.S. Department of Interior published a final list of 35 critical minerals on May 18.

An executive order signed by President Trump in December instructed Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke, in consultation w...


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