Skip to comments.Nevada lithium mine pits Biden green agenda against radical environmentalists
Posted on 06/14/2022 3:17:50 PM PDT by george76
Clash comes as global demand surges to power batteries for electric cars..
A northern Nevada mine that is the largest-known source of lithium in the United States for electric car batteries is facing resistance from a radical environmental group and some of its American Indian supporters.
The mine at Thacker Pass is on Bureau of Land Management property in rural Nevada between two mountain ranges about 25 miles south of the border with Oregon.
The fight reflects other political battles between liberals and far-left factions within the Democratic Party, with larger ramifications for the party’s agenda. Lithium is the key ingredient in powering electric vehicles, a centerpiece of the Biden administration’s efforts to promote renewable energy in place of fossil fuels and to develop domestic sources of the critical mineral. China has spent heavily over the years to develop its lithium production industry and is far outpacing what the U.S. has achieved.
Lithium Nevada, the company developing the 18,000-acre mine site, received a BLM permit in January 2021 for what will be open-pit mining of lithium from clay and processing near the town of Orovada, about 200 miles northeast of Reno. The permit was the final step in a decade-long approval process before mine construction. The company plans to begin building the mine this year once it clears all legal hurdles.
Soon after the permit was issued, several lawsuits were filed in federal court seeking to slow or halt the project. The lawsuits claim the land is sacred ground for American Indians and argue that the project will damage the local environment.
Deep Green Resistance advocates ... believes humans do not need electricity.
Both anarchist and Marxist-Leninist ideologically, Deep Green Resistance is anti-American and anti-capitalist. ... support Fidel Castro, Che Guevara, Karl Marx and the Black Panther Party.
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Dis goan be gud.
Now the libtards have pissed off the Indians lol 😂
Let’s send arms and money to the Indians 🤪
And President Retard just made it easier for Indians to hold up projects - it was supposed to stop pipelines! Lol 😂
Lithium mine? Sounds like a threat to China. No wonder Obama is all over this.
“ The Environmental Protection Agency announced on Thursday it would seek to return authority to states to oppose gas pipelines, coal terminals and other projects that pose a threat to lakes, rivers and streams — reversing a major Trump administration rule.”
decade long approval process....ridiculous
Easy to say why was said we don’t need electricity. Electric lights cause the roaches to scatter
And beads and firewater ….
With the Dims it's never about saving the world. It's about control and about enriching China and Russia.
“Dis goan be gud? Sounds Like lat piggin To Me. Or maybe innerd city newspwak. Not sure.
Shoot it’s the Guardians? I’ve been calling them the Gardasil. I assumed Merck bought naming rights for the team.
Green activists don’t want Green Energy.
They don’t want Energy.
Guardians of Corruption 🤪
Give em fighting irons and lock them in a stadium.
Always entertaining when Putin's Greenie Puppets put the brakes on any sort of energy development in the West.
This is actually a good thing, because this battery hoo-ha is a large pile of pony poop.
They would be against unicorn farts to power everything
Now I need permission from these clowns? Aw, hells no...
Instead of using the lithium for batteries, why not feed it to the enviro-mental nutcases?
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