Texas congressmen craft rare earths bill
RARE Act aims to curb US dependence on China for tech metals Metal Tech News – September 2, 2020
Last updated 7/10/2022 at 2:47pm
A pair of Texas congressmen, Republican Lance Gooden and Democrat Vicente Gonzalez, have introduced the Reclaiming American Rare Earths Act, bipartisan legislation aimed at reducing America's dependence on China for rare earth elements and other critical minerals.
The United States depends on foreign countries for more than 50% of its supply of 31 of the 35 minerals considered critical to the n...