Groups Spar Over Uranium Mining In Wake Of Domestic Sourcing Push

September 12, 2022
The Biden administration’s consideration of increased domestic mining of critical minerals is drawing competing arguments from environmental groups, which want stricter regulations, and the uranium mining sector, which warns any additional costs or burdens on the domestic supply of uranium could worsen a growing supply-chain crisis. These calls respond to an interagency working group’s request for information on possible mining policy changes, which has become a major issue as domestic demand has risen for metals and minerals. One major area...

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