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According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the United States is 100 percent import dependent for at least 20 critical and

February 23, 2018

One of the common reasons people claim to support wind and solar technologies is to reduce dependence on foreign sources

February 29, 2016

The wind industry promotes itself as better for the environment than traditional energy sources such as coal and natural gas.

October 23, 2013

“President Obama’s plan creates a much stronger dependence on China’s virtual monopoly on rare earth production.” President Obama’s energy policy

March 21, 2012

China controls 97 percent of the world’s supplies of rare earth metals used in weapon systems and in many modern

February 14, 2011

H. Sterling Burnett, is a Senior Fellow with the National Center for Policy Analysis, a non-partisan, non-profit research institute with

February 11, 2011
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