Critical minerals and mining reform in the U.S.
LONDON, Jan 31 (Reuters) - Critical minerals like rare earths, lithium and tellurium are becoming ever more essential to the modern economy, yet production in the United States remains limited, leaving the country relying on imports from just a handful of countries led by China.
For many of these materials, there are few substitutes, raising obvious concerns about supply security.
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