The Rare Earth Security Activities Program is designed to conduct a program of research and development to improve the security of rare earth elements.

Overview

Office:

Office of Manufacturing and Energy Supply Chains

New Program:

Yes

Funding amount:

$127,000,000

Funding Mechanism:

Grant

Recipients:

Industry Partners

Period of Availability:

Available until expended

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Eligible Uses

(A) Development and assessment of advanced separation technologies for the extraction and recovery of rare earth elements and other critical materials from coal and coal byproducts; and

(B) Determine if there are, and mitigate, any potential environmental or public health impacts that could arise from the recovery of rare earth elements from coal-based resources.

Next Milestone

Estimated application opening date, 1st quarter 2023

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