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role of strategic and critical minerals in our national and economic security

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources. Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources

role of strategic and critical minerals in our national and economic security

oversight hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources of the Committee on Resources, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Eighth Congress, first session, Thursday, July 17, 2003

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources. Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Strategic materials -- Government policy -- United States,
  • Mineral industries -- Government policy -- United States,
  • National security -- United States

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 74 p. :
    Number of Pages74
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15544223M
    ISBN 100160709237
    OCLC/WorldCa53837346

    In response to the president’s EO, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) last week published a list of 35 “critical minerals” that are important for American economic health and military. United States resource position for 65 mineral commodities or commodity groups. A main purpose of that volume was to provide nonspecialists with easily understandable factual information on the resources of the many mineral commodities that are important to the national economy, national security, and the everyday lives of U.S. citizens.

    Each critical material presents different economic, environmental, or national security challenges. For example, the chemical properties of the various critical materials are widely divergent, and a policy to address shortages in rare earth elements may be strikingly different from a noble gas (e.g. Helium). mineral or mineral material essential to the economic and national security of the United States, (2) from a supply chain that is vulnerable to disruption, and (3) that serves an essential function in the manufacturing of a product, the absence of which would have substantial consequences for the U.S. economy or national security”.

    critical and strategic minerals (the U.S. is roughly 50% import reliant on crude oil) and % import reliant for 17 critical and strategic minerals, despite having the third largest source of mineral wealth in the world. Many of our minerals are imported from countries with policies of resource nationalism. Rare earth elements (REEs), which comprise of only 17 elements from the entire periodic table, play a critical role to our national security, energy independence, environmental future, and economic growth. Many advanced technologies have components made from REEs such as magnets, batteries, phosphors, and catalysts.


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Role of strategic and critical minerals in our national and economic security by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Resources. Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Download PDF EPUB FB2

The role of strategic and critical minerals in our national and economic security oversight hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources of the Committee on Resources, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Eighth Congress, first session, Thursday, J Washington: U.S.

G.P.O. Get this from a library. The role of strategic and critical minerals in our national and economic security: oversight hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources of the Committee on Resources, U.S.

House of Representatives, One Hundred Eighth Congress, first session, Thursday, J [United States. Congress. House. Thus, access to sufficient supplies of these minerals is a crucial part of keeping our economy and our security running. In this new volume, entitled Critical Minerals of the United States, USGS geologists provide the latest and greatest on the geology and resources of 23 mineral commodities deemed critical to the economy and security of the.

Executive Summary. The assured supply of critical minerals and the resiliency of their supply chains are essential to the economic prosperity and national defense of the United States.

The United States is heavily dependent on foreign sources of critical minerals and on foreign supply chains resulting in the potential for strategic vulnerabilities to both our economy and military.

HOUSE HEARING, TH CONGRESS - THE ROLE OF STRATEGIC AND CRITICAL MINERALS IN OUR NATIONAL AND ECONOMIC SECURITY - Free download as PDF File .pdf) or read online for free. Congressional Hearing Held:   Executive Order“A Federal Strategy to Ensure Secure and Reliable Supplies of Critical Minerals” (82 FRDecem ), addressed the United States' dependency on vulnerable limited and foreign supply chains of mineral commodities that are vital to the Nation's security and economic prosperity.

The Executive Order directed. President Donald J. Trump issued Executive Order to reduce vulnerabilities from our nation’s reliance on foreign sources of critical minerals and on foreign supply chains.

Currently, the United States is heavily dependent on imports of critical minerals, with the U.S. dependent on imports for more than 50 percent of domestic demand for. ASSESSMENT OF CRITICAL MINERALS.

UPDATED APPLICATION OF SCREENING METHODOLOGY. A Report by the. Subcommittee on Critical and Strategic Mineral Supply Chains. Committee on Environment, Natural. The role of strategic and critical minerals in our national and economic security: oversight hearing before the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources of the Committee on Resources, U.S.

House of Representatives, One Hundred Eighth Congress, first session, Thursday, J   On Jthe House Natural Resources Committee unanimously approved the “National Strategic and Critical Minerals Policy Act of ” Natural Resources Committee Chairman Doc Hastings said, “Strategic and critical minerals are vital to our everyday lives.

Date: Febru Contact: [email protected] WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Interior today announced it is seeking public comment by Maon a draft list of minerals considered critical to the economic and national security of the United States.

President Donald J. Trump directed the Secretary of the Interior, in coordination with the Secretary of. The countries had been working on cooperation in critical and strategic minerals, sources told ET. Australia wants to diversify exports of rare earth metals to emerging partners like India.

‘Rare earth elements’ is a term applied to 17 metals used in the production of electronics. Australia’s Critical Minerals Strategy outlines the Liberal-National Government’s policy framework for our critical minerals market.

Our goal is to create the conditions needed to grow this emerging sector by supporting innovation, attracting new investment and. U.S. Geological Survey news release, "Critical Minerals of the United States": "Mineral commodities that have important uses and no viable substitutes, yet face potential disruption in supply, are defined as critical to the Nation’s economic and national security.

A mineral commodity’s importance and the nature of its supply chain can change with time, such that a mineral commodity that. Recently, Sen.

Dean Heller (R-Nev.) and Rep. Mark Amodei (R-Nev.) introduced the “National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act of ” in the Senate and House, respectively. In doing so, they highlighted the important role that minerals play in our national security.

The Department of Energy is leading the way in protecting our economic and national security by advancing the Trump administration’s policies to produce more critical minerals and REEs, uranium. That could change, as the House of Representatives has added comprehensive critical minerals reform language to the fiscal year National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the massive must.

China’s Mineral Industry and U.S. Access to Strategic and Critical Minerals Congressional Research Service 1 Introduction China is in a new era of development and is at a crossroads with its economic development plans and its newly announced commitment to consolidate the minerals industry.

China is. Critical minerals are mineral resources that are essential to the economy and whose supply may be disrupted. The 'criticality' of a mineral changes with time as supply and society's needs shift. Table salt, for example, was once a critical mineral. Today, many critical minerals are metals that are central to high-tech sectors.

H.R. (th). To require the Secretary of the Interior to conduct an assessment of the capability of the Nation to meet our current and future demands for the minerals critical to United States manufacturing and agricultural competitiveness and economic and national security in a time of expanding resource nationalism, and for other purposes.

Critical minerals, as defined in the Executive Order, are those minerals identified by the Secretary of the Interior as non-fuel minerals or mineral materials “essential to the economic and national security of the United States” that are vulnerable to supply chain disruption, and which serve an “essential function in the manufacturing of.Strategic minerals are often defined as minerals required to supply the military, industrial, and essential civilian needs of a country during a national emergency, and not found in or produced by.

Strategic minerals have a substantial role to play in the development and security of the nation and play a critical role in the development of the national economy.

The paucity of strategic minerals in India has been a serious concern for the last several decades. Growing global demand, high value, declining production and constant pressure for finding new mineral deposits captivate not only.