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Southeast Wyoming could be the new hot spot for rare earth mineral mining in the U.S.

Solar panels and other climate-friendly solutions require rare earth minerals. The U.S. doesn’t have the infrastructure to compete and keep up with demand in this market.

Will Walkey of the Mountain West News Bureau takes us to a potential mining site in Wyoming.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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