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Ernst Seeks to Bolster America’s Critical Mineral Supply, Protect National Security

To counteract China’s growing dominance of the global supply chain of critical minerals, U.S. Senators Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), both members of the Senate Armed Services Committee, are pushing to bolster the U.S. supply of critical minerals, move toward ending our nation’s dependence on China, and protect America’s national security interests.