. Inside the Lithium Mining War That Could Poison the Nevada Desert’s Water « JO LEE MAGAZINE

VICE/One of the largest known lithium deposits in the world has sat undisturbed under the Nevada desert for centuries. Now, a mining giant wants to extract the resource to power electric cars using a potentially harmful method.

Before bringing in its equipment, however, the company will have to go through a blockade of environmental protesters that have been camped out at the site since December.

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