From Climate Extra

EV, Mining Groups Press Biden Officials For Faster Project Permitting

August 31, 2022
Industry groups representing the electric vehicle (EV) and mining sectors are pressing the Biden administration to pursue regulatory or statutory changes that speed permits for mineral extraction, arguing environmental reviews for such projects can take up to a decade to finish. The calls, in response to an inter-agency working group’s request for information on possible mining policy changes, come as the new climate law’s incentives for EV deployment are highlighting current shortcomings in the domestic supply chain for such minerals...

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