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Nevada lithium mine breaks ground despite Indigenous opposition

Construction is under way at the Thacker Pass lithium mine in northern Nevada after a federal court denied opponents’ requests for an injunction. Activists say the project threatens delicate ecosystems, while proponents say it is key to Biden’s green energy agenda.

Green energy's hidden costs spark opposition

Green energy's hidden costs spark opposition

A proposed lithium mine in Nevada would damage ancestral lands, critics say.

Push for mining metals for electric vehicles splits Democrats, environmentalists

Push for mining metals for electric vehicles splits Democrats, environmentalists

There's a growing debate over domestic mineral mining — and whether such mining is worth the environmental trade-offs.
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