Energy Department Allocates Funding for Rare Earth Extraction

Three facilities will be constructed to extract minerals from coal and coal waste. The Department of Energy (DOE) distributed $17 million to three projects set to construct facilities…

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Treasury Secretary Tours North Carolina Lithium Facility

Highlights clean energy investments made by the Biden administration Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen visited a lithium processing facility in North Carolina on Thursday, highlighting steps President…

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State Department Urges Avoidance of Chinese Suppliers in Energy Transition

Encourages the development of clean energy economies through domestic production. Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Resources, Geoffrey Pyatt, spoke at a natural gas conference this week, where…

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DOD to Establish Domestic Energy Storage Systems Campus

The project is intended to optimize lithium battery performance and accelerate the development and production of next generation batteries. The Defense Department’s Office of the Assistant Secretary of…

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Large Lithium Deposit Discovered in U.S. 

The mineral is needed for batteries In a volcanic crater located along the Nevada-Oregon border may be the largest deposit of lithium in the world. It is estimated…

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DOE Invests in Domestic Critical Mineral Production

$32 million will fund the development of coal waste mineral extraction technology. The Department of Energy (DOE) announced that $32 million is being distributed to projects dedicated to…

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Tribes and Environmentalists Appeal Lithium Mine Construction

President’s administration pursues domestic lithium for electric vehicle production. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently heard arguments from environmentalists and tribal communities opposing the construction of a…

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House Bill Addresses Chinese Exploitation of Congolese Children

China uses children to mine the cobalt used in EV batteries.  U.S. Representative Chris Smith of New Jersey introduced legislation that would ban products containing minerals secured with…

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House Unveils Lower Energy Costs Act 

Intends to return energy independence to the U.S.  Members of the House leadership on Tuesday unveiled a 200-page bill that Majority Leader Steve Scalise says is intended to…

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$39 Million Announced for Clean Energy Supply Chain

Energy secretary says the funding will expand commercially available domestic metals. The Department of Energy (DOE) recently invested $39 million into commercial development for clean energy production. Many…

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