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  • Government Affairs Conservation Featured

    How the BATTERY Act could make a difference for trout and salmon

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    U.S. Rep. Paul Tonko, a Democrat from New York, and Rep. John Curtis, a Republican from Utah, recently came together to introduce the BATTERY Act, legislation that will establish a research, development and demonstration program for recycling critical minerals used in advanced battery technologies, such as those in our cell phones and electric vehicles.   At a time noted for its polarized…

  • Advocacy

    A critical time for critical minerals

    We need to protect trout and salmon fisheries when mining the raw materials of our clean energy future Among policy makers, critical minerals are a big deal. As for the rest of us, we may not know just how important these minerals are to everyday life.     In today’s world, minerals like cobalt, lithium, rare earth elements, tellurium and dozens of others…