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By Shane Lasley
Mining News 

Addressing the critical mineral challenge

Murkowski, Amodei introduce bills to foster domestic mining North of 60 Mining News – May 10, 2019


Last updated 9/25/2020 at 2:57pm

American Mineral Security National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production

Tesla Inc.

Electric vehicles such as this Tesla Roadster 2.5 and the green energy being generated by the wind turbines require numerous metals now considered critical to the United States.

U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Joe Manchin (D-West Virginia) have teamed up to introduce bipartisan legislation aimed at addressing America's "Achilles' heel" – a heavy dependence on foreign countries for its growing mineral needs.

"Our nation's mineral security is a significant, urgent, and often ignored challenge. Our reliance on China and other nations for critical minerals costs...

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