Chris Barnard writes on The Hill that America’s dependence on China for rare earth materials is a disaster waiting to happen.
- China supplies 80% of America’s rare earth materials.
- The United States must end its dependence on China for its rare earth minerals.
- In order to power renewable energy and EV charging stations, critical minerals are required.
- The United States can strengthen our supply chain by streamlining the permitting process for mining.
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