#Reuters: Miners praise #US spending bill that funds rare earths programs

(Reuters) – The pandemic aid and spending package signed by US President Donald Trump last Sunday includes more than $800 million to fund rare earths and strategic minerals research, spending that mining companies say will help counteract China’s dominance over the sector.

The bill requires better geological studies of federal lands, funds studies into the processing and recycling of rare earths, and supports improvements to mining education programs.

Read more at: https://www.reuters.com/article/instant-article/idUSKBN29424R

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