US legislation would aid domestic mining of EV materials

May 23, 2019 EcoVadis ‏‏‎


A US senator is about to introduce legislation which looks to boost the domestic mining of materials like lithium and graphite for electric vehicles, according to a report. US Senator Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, told Reuters she will introduce the Minerals Security Act on Thursday, along with Senator Joe Manchin, D-W.Va. The act aims to streamline regulation and permitting requirements for mines that can produce EV supply chain materials.



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