ORE Act encourages more than rare earths
Bill offers grants and tax incentives for US battery minerals Metal Tech News Weekly Edition – May 20, 2020
Last updated 7/10/2022 at 2:36pm
The Onshoring Rare Earths Act of 2020, or ORE Act, legislation introduced by U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on May 12 reaches beyond the 17 rare earth elements to include an additional four minerals and metals needed for lithium-ion batteries – cobalt, graphite, lithium and manganese.
Cruz, who has long held that "China is the most significant geopolitical threat to the United States for the ne...