DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE: MINERAL SUPPLY GAPS INEVITABLE WITHOUT MORE US MINING
Duluth News Tribune
Glenn Stevens Jr.
April 6, 2022
On Jan. 25, 2021, President Joe Biden signed an executive order to ensure that “the future is made in all of America by all of America’s workers.” Among other imperatives, the order aims to increase the domestically sourced materials the federal government buys to “help American businesses compete in strategic industries and help America’s workers thrive.”
Two days later, the president signed another executive order, this one declaring that combating climate change was a vital national-security interest.
MICHauto, which represents the automotive and mobility industry in Michigan and across the country, strongly agrees that these are important actions that mirror the industry’s commitment to build the electric vehicles of today and tomorrow here in America. Indeed, virtually every major auto manufacturer has recently committed to increasing productions of battery electric vehicles.
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