Monthly Archives: May 2012

Rare Earth Plant to be Built in Malaysia

By Jamie York for APM’s Marketplace, May 28, 2012. Despite their name, rare earths metals are common and they’re essential for virtually all high-tech devices — from cell phones to wind turbines to missile guidance systems. But 95 percent of … Continue reading

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Gregory Jaczko, chief of Nuclear Regulatory Commission, resigns

Washington Post, article by Steven Mufson and Ed O’Keefe, published 21 May 2012. The nation’s chief of nuclear safety announced his resignation Monday after a three-year tenure marked by debates over regulatory guidelines, praise for the U.S. response to the Japanese … Continue reading

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