Rare Earth Elements: The Global Supply Chain

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The concentration of production of rare earth elements (REEs) outside the United States raises the important issue of supply vulnerability. REEs are used for new energy technologies and national security applications. This report provides a discussion on the major issues and concerns of the global supply chain for rare earth elements, their major end uses, and legislative and other policy proposals that Congress may consider to improve the U.S. rare earth position.

Creator(s): Humphries, Marc
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: September 30, 2010
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Humphries, Marc

Analyst in Energy Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: September 30, 2010
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United States
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The concentration of production of rare earth elements (REEs) outside the United States raises the important issue of supply vulnerability. REEs are used for new energy technologies and national security applications. This report provides a discussion on the major issues and concerns of the global supply chain for rare earth elements, their major end uses, and legislative and other policy proposals that Congress may consider to improve the U.S. rare earth position.

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15 pages.

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