From Climate Extra

White House Floats Detailed Plan To Boost EV Battery, Mining Supplies

June 8, 2021
The White House is releasing a multi-faceted, inter-agency plan to bolster domestic supply chains for electric vehicle (EV) batteries and other crucial materials needed for low-carbon energy, efforts that will be key in achieving the administration’s goal of coupling aggressive climate mitigation policy with a boost to economic activity. The endeavor includes tasks for a variety of federal agencies, including potential EPA and legislative updates to environmental standards for mining, an Energy Department (DOE)-led task force to encourage lithium recycling...

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