President #Biden Poised to Use Cold-War Powers to Boost Battery Metals

President Joe Biden plans Thursday to invoke Cold War powers to encourage domestic production of critical minerals for electric-vehicle and other types of batteries, according to people familiar with the matter.

Adding minerals like lithium, nickel, graphite, cobalt and manganese to the list could help mining companies access $750 million under the Defense Production Act’s Title III fund, the people said. The move also could aid recycling of battery materials, one of the people said.

Read more at: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-03-30/biden-poised-to-invoke-cold-war-powers-to-boost-battery-metals

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