Critical Minerals: America’s Achilles Heel?
US Lacks Minerals and Metals and is Import-dependent
The Biden administration has made securing rare earth minerals a priority in its effort to decarbonize the U.S. economy. Texas-based USA Rare Earth LLC is planning to produce half of the rare earth elements crucial to the administration's projects at this Texas Round Top mining operation. The U.S. Geological Survey is proposing to expand the current list of minerals crucial to the economy and to national defense from 30 to 50. The importance of rare earths, many of which are now sourced from China, was the topic of a Wednesday webinar presented by DC-based OurEnergyPolicy. | USA Rare Earth
Jan 13, 2022
An OurEnergyPolicy webinar focused on the importance of minerals to U.S. decarbonization and the vulnerability created by relying on imports.