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Report outlines cost of Indonesia’s EV dream as Chinese-funded nickel plants linked to pollution, ‘land grabbing’

A report has accused a Chinese-funded industrial estate of causing ‘significant’ environmental destruction and violating the rights of indigenous people.
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Can the world make an electric car battery without China?

From mines to refineries and factories, China began investing decades ago. Today, most of your electric car batteries are made in China and that’s unlikely to change soon.
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The underbelly of electric cars: Where all those EV batteries come from

Mining and processing the minerals needed to meet the growing demand for EVs can be costly for workers, local communities and the environment.
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E.P.A. to tighten limits on mercury and other pollutants from power plants

A new rule would reduce mercury, arsenic, nickel and lead emissions, which the Biden administration said would protect public health.
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The EV mining rush could come to Montana’s mountains

A company announced it found the country’s highest-grade rare earth deposit in Montana.
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Workers are dying in the EV industry’s ‘tainted’ city

In Indonesia, sickness and pollution plague a sprawling factory complex that supplies the world with crucial battery materials.
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Electric vehicle sales are racing ahead, but is there a plan for the waste they create?

Some Canadian startups are aiming to give depleted EV batteries new life by recycling them and retrieving the valuable critical minerals within so they can be reused to make more batteries.