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(CFACT, Paul Driessen) USofA - Modern societies require minerals and mining
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Paul Driessen, senior policy advisor for the Committee For A Constructive Tomorrow: When OPEC imposed its 1973 embargo, the United States was just over 40% dependent on foreign sources for its oil. Today the USA relies on foreign sources for 100% of 14 minerals considered to be “critical” for modern technologies and societies, and 50-96% for 19 other “critical” minerals; only two are in the 14-25% dependency range, an updated report from the US Department of the Interior (DOI) cautions.

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