The House Republican Policy Committee will discuss rare-earth elements (REEs), minerals which used in electronics, clean energy, aerospace, automotive and defense. While China has the highest reserves of REEs, a Penn State University study revealed the existence in Pennsylvania streams of the most sought after heavy rare-earth elements.
State Reps. Mike Armanini (R-Clearfield/Elk) and Dallas Kephart (R-Clearfield/Cambria) will host the hearing, which will include testifiers from Penn State and two of the country’s leading energy explorers.
Tuesday, Aug. 22, 10 a.m.
River’s Landing and Event Center, 139 W. Market St., Clearfield
The hearing will be live streamed through the members’ websites (listed above).
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