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Experts Call for Streamlined Minerals Permitting in House Hearing

July 24, 2014

Yesterday, the House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources held an oversight hearing on critical minerals encouraging the Senate to take up legislation that will bolster America’s national and economic security, create jobs, and reduce America’s reliance on foreign countries.

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Hal Quinn: Unlock U.S. Mineral Reserves with Streamlined Permitting

July 22, 2014

Last week, National Mining Association (NMA) President and CEO Hal Quinn was featured in the Reno Gazette-Journal discussing the urgent need for a streamlined permitting process in the United States.

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Mining Provides Real Value to States and Communities Across the Nation

July 17, 2014

Last week, Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) introduced a bill that would impose additional taxes and redundant regulatory costs on minerals mining - essentially taking away critical revenue and employment opportunities by discouraging important mining investment.

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The Mining Industry’s Investment in You

July 14, 2014

The United States mining industry strongly believes in supporting and being involved with local communities. In tough economic times, this sector has provided more job opportunities to struggling small towns across the nation.

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How will critical minerals fuel Tesla Motors’ Gigafactory?

July 09, 2014

Tesla Motors, a premier electric vehicle manufacturer, has plans to double the world’s lithium battery production at its proposed $5 billion “Gigafactory” to be located in the southwest U.S.

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From Twitter

Thank you to the panel of witnesses at the @NatResources hearing on “American #Metals and #Mineral Security”

Dr. Peterson of @INL discusses the efficient reuse & recycling methods of rare earth #minerals

Witnesses asked, “Can the U.S. do better with #minerals research?” Lambert, Ku, Peterson & Pyatt all respond “Yes.”

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