Mineral import reliance US Achilles' heel
Murkowski calls for Congressional action to curb dependence North of 60 Mining News – February 8, 2019
Last updated 9/25/2020 at 1:57pm
U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, called on Congress to pass legislation that will curb the United States' increasing dependence on foreign countries for its growing mineral needs.
In its Mineral Commodity Summaries 2018, the U.S. Geological Survey identified 50 minerals for which the U.S. was reliant on other countries for at least 50 percent of its supply, including 21 for which America is...