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Actions needed to promote a stable supply of strategic and critical minerals and materials

United States. General Accounting Office

Actions needed to promote a stable supply of strategic and critical minerals and materials

report to the Secretary of the Interior

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by The Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mineral industries -- United States.,
  • Mines and mineral resources -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the U.S. General Accounting Office.
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of the Interior.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16, 4 p. ;
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14511828M

      Mar 7, H.R. (th). To require the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to more efficiently develop domestic sources of the minerals and mineral materials of strategic and critical importance to the economic and national security and manufacturing competitiveness of the United States, and for other purposes. In , a database of bills in . International Strategic Minerals Inventory Summary Report-Manganese By John H. DeYoung, Jr., David M. Sutphin, and William F. Cannon U. S. G E 0 L 0 G I C A L SURVEY Prepared as a cooperative effort among earth­ science and mineral-resource agencies of Australia, Canada, the Federal Republic ofCited by: 7.   Successful delivery of the United Nations sustainable development goals and implementation of the Paris Agreement requires technologies that utilize a Cited by:


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Department of the Interior.]. Get this from a library. Actions Needed to Promote a Stable Supply of Strategic and Critical Minerals And Materials. [GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC PROGRAM EVALUATION AND METHODOLOGY DI V.;] -- The objective of our review was to evaluate strides that have been made in developing legislative, budgetary, and programmatic proposals to promote an adequate and stable.

minerals and materials vulnerability may be difficult, if not impossible, to implement, and the limited Federal funds available may not be expended in the most cost-effective manner.

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A mineral commodity’s importance and the nature of its supply chain can change with time, such that a mineral commodity that. The pre-World War II list of important materials was divided into two groups: 14 strategic materials essential to the national defense the supply of which in war must be based entirely or in substantial part on sources outside the United States and 15 critical materials essential to the national defense procurement of which in war would be less.

Strategic and Critical Materials Stock Piling Act of50 USC § 98, is a United States federal law establishing strategic materials supply reserves for the United States common defense, industrial demands, and military commitments.

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The purpose of the. strategic and critical minerals • What is involved from exploration thru • Minerals needed for military, industrial or commercial purposes that are essential to production and common household items • Minerals that are essential for use but subject to potential supply disruptions • Minerals that perform an essential function for.

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The National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act of is a bill that was introduced into the United States House of Representatives during the th United States bill would alter the rules and regulations surrounding getting permits/permission to undertake mining projects in the United States.

The bill would also alter that legal framework associated with this type Introduced in: th United States Congress. (a) Definition of strategic and critical minerals.—In this section, the term “strategic and critical minerals” means minerals that are necessary— (1) for the national defense and national security requirements; (2) for the energy infrastructure of the United States, including— (A) pipelines.

GAO reviewed the President's program plan for strategic and critical minerals and materials. Concern over the uncertain availability of some minerals and materials considered essential to the Nation's industrial base, military buildup, and mobilization for national emergencies has long been an issue associated with the need for a national nonfuel minerals and materials policy.

United States’ strategic capabilities. DOE also announces its plan to develop an updated critical materials strategy, based upon additional events and information, by the end of DOE’s strategy with respect to critical materials rests on three pillars. First, diversified global supply chains are essential.

Executive Order of Decem A Federal Strategy To Ensure Secure and Reliable Supplies of Critical Minerals. By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows.

One of the roles of the Critical and Strategic Minerals Supply Chain Subcommittee (CSMSC Subcommittee) of the National Science and Technology Council's Committee on Environment, Natural Resources, and Sustainability is to develop a methodology for identifying critical materials and monitoring changes in criticality on an ongoing basis.

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H.R. (th). To require the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to more efficiently develop domestic sources of the minerals and mineral materials of strategic and critical importance to United States economic and national security and manufacturing competitiveness.

Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. The Strategic and Critical Materials Stockpiling Act of (50 U.S.C. 98 et seq.) defines strategic and critical materials as those that are needed to supply the military, industrial, and essential civilian needs of the United States during a national emergency that are not found or produced in the United States in enough quantities to meet.

Panel 2: CRMs & Strategic Materials – An International Perspective. The second panel session, focusing on how third countries approached critical and strategic materials, started with a presentation from Henrik Stendal, Chief Geologist of the Government of Greenland.

the critical materials. assed in the th Congress by vote, • H.R. The Rare Earths Supply-Chain Technology and Resources Transformation Act of (RESTART) – Reestablish a competitive domestic rare earths minerals production industry; a domestic rare earth processing.

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. and claims that have discoveries that have noble metals. Which include Gold Silver and the Platinum Metals and ce exits that indicates possible Reserves in the s of $ Platinum Metals discovered are anomg the most Critical and Strategic with recent actions by the President of the United States.

OFFICE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY Critical and Strategic Materials Supply Chains ACTION: Notice of Request for Information. SUMMARY: The U.S. economy s requirements for raw materials have and will change over time, especially with the introduction of. Within 60 days of the completion of the critical minerals list, provide a plan to the Secretary to improve the topographic, geological, and geophysical mapping of the United States, and make the resulting data and metadata electronically accessible to support private sector mineral exploration of critical minerals.

Strategic and Critical Materials Report on Stockpile Requirements Under Secretary of Defense for. Acquisition, Technology and Logistics. January The estimated cost of this report or study for the Department of Defense is approximately $, in Fiscal Years - This includes $, in expenses and $77, in DoD labor.

• Report on concentrations & inventories of strategic, critical and valuable materials (SCVM) in geothermal & hydrocarbon reservoirs (°C) • 34 Production well sampled: 8 geothermal fields, Uinta Basin, Covenant oil field, hot springs in the Sevier Thermal Belt; Nevada-Utah.

Definition of strategic and critical minerals. HR broadly defines critical and strategic minerals as those that, among other things, “support domestic manufacturing, agriculture, housing, telecommunications, healthcare, and transportation infrastructure.”18 In other words, virtually every mineral pulled from the ground.

The Defense Logistics Agency Strategic Materials (DLA Strategic Materials) is responsible for providing safe, secure and environmentally sound stewardship for strategic and critical materials in.

Strategic and Critical Materials Report on Stockpile Requirements Overview Pursuant to section 14 of the Strategic and Critical Materials Stock Piling Act, this report contains the Department of Defense (DoD) assessment of potential U.S. problems regarding strategic and critical non-fuel materials in the context of a congressionally.

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Mark Amodei (R-NV), and has 57 cosponsors. Nicoletopoulos ‘Critical & Essential Materials’ Brussels March 9, '12 20 Selected References • ‘Refractory Ceramics & Industrial Minerals: Critical for the European Industry’ PRE-Europe Report, • European Commission Report on Critical Raw Materials, by Ad Hoc Group of the Raw Materials Supply Group, June Summary.

Minerals, Metals and Sustainability examines the exploitation of minerals and mineral products and the implications for sustainability of the consumption of finite mineral resources and the wastes associated with their production and use.

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more efficiently develop domestic sources of strategic and critical minerals and mineral materials; including rare earth elements. Defines strategic and critical minerals as those that are necessary: 1. For national defense and national security requirements; 2. For the Nation’s energy infrastructure including pipelines, refining.

The USGS is a member of the OSTP-convened interagency process on critical and strategic mineral supply chains. USGS domestic and global mineral production and consumption information and expertise in understanding this information are being provided to the interagency group to help inform decision-making and support the on-going activities that.

2nd Annual Strategic & Critical Minerals Summit •Welcome to Alaska’s second annual Strategic & Critical Mineral Summit •We have a great diversity of attendees this year with representatives from Federal, State, and international government, private companies, Alaska Native corporations, and File Size: 5MB.The Strategic Materials Advisory Council engages in grassroots advocacy campaigns to promote the reliable, long-term supply of strategic and critical materials and the technologies associated with them.

The Council is committed to equitable international trade for U.S. companies and those of allied nations, while ensuring a secure and reliable industrial and technology base for U.S. national.Executive Order A Federal Strategy to Ensure Secure and Reliable Supplies of Critical Minerals [open pdf - KB].

Alternate Title: EO A Federal Strategy to Ensure Secure and Reliable Supplies of Critical Minerals "By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section by: 2.