Bureau or Account: Fossil Energy and Carbon Management
Funding amount: $127,000,000
Period of Availability: Available until expended
Funding Mechanism: Grant
New Program: Yes
Recipients: Industry Partner
Description: To conduct a program of research and development to improve the security of rare earth elements.
(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