Biden Sends Tax Dollars Abroad While Shutting Down Mines At Home

President Biden and his administration do not want to mine American-owned minerals on public lands. Rather, Biden wants to use American taxpayer funds. The Department of Defense asked Congress to let it fund facilities in these countries that process strategic minerals used to make electric vehicles and weapons. Existing law does not allow Defense Production Act […]

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Biden Tries To Hide Hypocrisy On Mining With Defense Production Act

Last week, President Biden invoked the Defense Production Act to increase domestic production of minerals used in making electric vehicles, such as nickel, lithium and cobalt. The president said that the country depended on unreliable foreign sources for many materials necessary for transitioning to the use of renewable energy and reports have stressed this for years. The irony of […]

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LABOR REPORT: U.S. LOSES MORE MINING JOBS

  WASHINGTON D.C. — American Energy Alliance President Thomas Pyle released the following statement concerning today’s jobs report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics: “Today’s employment report underscores the need for new, pro-growth policies for the energy and manufacturing sectors.  Mining lost 9,000 jobs in October, and this vital industry has shed 17,000 jobs since May. Manufacturing […]

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