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The Worlds Major Lithium Producers

(S&P Global) At 6000 tonnes of LCE per year, the facility at present tends to make much less than a single-fifth of the lithium that the Tesla/Panasonic battery Gigafactory outdoors Reno utilizes in a year. Probably the largest challenge of all is navigating the environmental trade-offs and rampant NIMBYism in the US. I am firmly on group “let’s extract minerals in countries with sturdy environmental controls and stable democracies”. Most of the lakebed and brine deposits in the United States take place in what’s known as the Basin and Variety Province, a massive geographic region that covers most of the...