DOE eyes unconventional REE refinery
Seeks input as it considers new $140M REE separation facility Metal Tech News – February 16, 2022
Last updated 7/12/2022 at 1:52pm
Looking to break America's reliance on China for rare earths and critical minerals, the U.S. Department of Energy is investing $140 million to develop a facility that extracts these minerals from unconventional sources and then refines them into the metals needed for electric vehicles, renewable energy generation, and other modern technologies.
These technological advances are creating new dem...