Reclaiming critical mineral independence
DOE: battery metals, REEs recycling projects is a start for US Metal Tech News Weekly Edition – July 1, 2020
Last updated 7/10/2022 at 2:40pm
Recycling metals from spent lithium-ion batteries and rare earths from outmoded computers play a vital role in the United States reclaiming its critical mineral independence, according to Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette.
"Until our country can start mining and refining more of these materials or develop commercially viable substitutes, we must recycle as much critical mineral and REE conten...