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H.R.4866 Rare Earths Supply-Chain Technology and Resources Transformation Act of 2010, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Mar 29, 2010 Referred to the Subcommittee on Trade.

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  • 80% of users support H.R.4866

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    • National Mining Association

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    • Coalition for a Prosperous America

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    • On March 19, 2010, by LucasFoxx - The House Armed Services Committee is an odd place to find this bill.

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      As noted by LucasFoxx, a user on OpenCongress.org, on March 19, 2010, "The House Armed Services Committee is an odd place to find this bill."
    • On May 27, 2011, by Casietice - Actually it is not. If this bill were to be passed by Congress, the government facility that would work with is would be the Strategic Materials division of the Defense Logistics Agency which is a part of the Department of Defense. We already have the structure set up to handle such a passage, so it is insane not to pass it.

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    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Rare Earth Research - December 27, 2010 by The Re-Searched Internet - HR 4866 - View & Track Bill Here. China's Stronghold on Rare Earth Metals. What's Got the Pentagon So Worried? By Ian Cooper Wednesday, September 15th, 2010. China's got the Pentagon shaking in its boots — and for good reason. ...

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      As noted by The Re-Searched Internet on December 27, 2010, "HR 4866 - View & Track Bill Here. China's Stronghold on Rare Earth Metals. What's Got the Pentagon So Worried? By Ian Cooper Wednesday, September 15th, 2010. China's got the Pentagon shaking in its boots — and for good reason. ..." (http://theresearchedinternet.blogspot.com/2010/12/rare-earth-research.html)
    • USGS Rare Earths Report Evidence that Domestic Industry Possible - November 22, 2010 by Inside Colorado News - Coffman is the author of HR 4866, Rare Earths Supply-Chain Technology and Resources Transformation (RESTART) Act. Coffman previously introduced legislation included in last year's defense authorization bill requiring the Comptroller ...

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      As noted by Inside Colorado News on November 22, 2010, "Coffman is the author of HR 4866, Rare Earths Supply-Chain Technology and Resources Transformation (RESTART) Act. Coffman previously introduced legislation included in last year's defense authorization bill requiring the Comptroller ..." (http://insidecoloradonews.com/?p=919)
    • The Post-China Price: What Beijing's Green Revolution Means for ... - November 02, 2010 by China Stocks News and Analysis from Seeking Alpha - For a government standpoint, you might start by reading the bill in Congress called H.R. 4866 Rare Earths Supply Chain Technology and Resources Transformation Act. The Pentagon's Office of Industrial Policy will make decisions having ...

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      As noted by China Stocks News and Analysis from Seeking Alpha on November 02, 2010, "For a government standpoint, you might start by reading the bill in Congress called H.R. 4866 Rare Earths Supply Chain Technology and Resources Transformation Act. The Pentagon's Office of Industrial Policy will make decisions having ..." (http://seekingalpha.com/article/234090-the-post-china-price-what-beijings-green-revolution-means-for-rest-of-us)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • U.S. House Addresses China's Rare Earth Monopoly - April 04, 2010 by News Blaze - After letting the horse out of the barn years ago by allowing the ONLY U.S. rare earth element (REE) production facility to close (Molycorp's Mountain Pass mine.) and thereby leaving the Pentagon dependent on China for critical weapons components, the

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      As noted by News Blaze on April 04, 2010, "After letting the horse out of the barn years ago by allowing the ONLY U.S. rare earth element (REE) production facility to close (Molycorp's Mountain Pass mine.) and thereby leaving the Pentagon dependent on China for critical weapons components, the" (http://newsblaze.com/story/20100405093042mcco.nb/topstory.html)
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