July 5, 2023
For over a decade Lithium Nevada has been working to start mining for lithium in Orovada, NV and the project is making tangible progress in construction, addressing housing needs for workers, and fulfilling their promises to be a part of the community.
The latest bid by conservationists and tribal leaders to block construction of a huge lithium mine already in the works along the Nevada-Oregon line was denied by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday, July 17.
Environmentalists, tribal leaders and others have fought for years against lithium mining ventures in Nevada. Yet opposition to mining one particular desert tract for the silvery white metal used in electric car batteries is coming from unusual quarters: space.