Henry Lee and Xin Sun write in The Hill about the need for new critical metal mines.
- To power a clean and secure energy future, the United States and its allies will need to increase critical metal mining.
- Environmental reviews and inefficient permitting have made domestic mining and mineral processing uneconomical and difficult to accomplish.
- Ensuring that mining does not leave a lasting footprint will also be crucial, but can be accomplished with private sector innovation.
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