Make Lithium Extraction in the U.S. “Smart from the Start”

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Despite contributing less than 1% of global lithium production, the United States has enough lithium deposits to become a major global producer. However, if the US decides to extract lithium, experts warn that it must be “smart from the start” to prevent permanent environmental damage. America needs to survey its lithium sites and determine which ones will be least damaging, then extract the lithium using the least impactful methods possible. Talking with the surrounding communities is a must, too, to prevent harm to both communities and the environment. Read full article here

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