More and more electric cars are being produced each year, and they require lithium batteries for power. The U.S. has just one lithium mine and relies primarily on foreign sources of the valuable mineral. Now, a mining firm has proposed a new lithium mine in northern Nevada. It says the project will provide close to 2000 jobs, with many going to local Native American tribes. Tribal activists have fought the project, though, saying the proposed mine would destroy sacred land. Listen to learn more about the controversy over a proposed lithium mine and then debate: Should the U.S. mine lithium on sacred land?
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