Environmentalists Seek Strict Mining Rules For Biden’s Supply Chain Push

June 17, 2021
Environmentalists are calling for a series of measures to strengthen environmental rules for the mining sector in response to the Biden administration efforts to bolster the domestic supply chain for rare earth minerals and other crucial materials needed for electric vehicle batteries and other low-carbon energy technologies. In a June 17 report , entitled “Just Minerals,” Earthworks, an environmental group that focuses on mining and other extractive industries, calls for new policies to fund cleanup of abandoned hard-rock mines, such...

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