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A possible new industry for West Virginia raises some old questions

West Virginia lawmakers spent hours before and during the most recent legislative session eyeing measures to attract another extractive industry to the state. This time, the target is rare earth elements and critical minerals: resources necessary for high-tech devices. Paul Ziemkiewicz of West Virginia University’s Water Research Institute has been developing a process to extract […]