Washington Post: Zinke Wants to Expand Critical Minerals Production
The problem of U.S. rare earth supply vulnerability is multi-faceted
In December 2017 Adamas Intelligence spoke with The Washington Post regarding a recent push by U.S. Interior Secretary, Ryan Zinke, to expand domestic critical metals production.
Some key points emphasized during the discussion were:
- The problem of U.S. supply vulnerability is multi-faceted. Solving the issue is about more than building a couple new mines – there is a whole value-adding supply chain of metals, alloys, and magnet makers that needs to be re-established in the U.S. for foreign dependence (and vulnerability) to be mitigated.
Read more about what was discussed in this recent article from The Washington Post.Back to overview