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EarthTalk – Is a shortage of batteries is slowing down the development of solar and wind power?

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Renewable alternatives are starting to garner more support for both electricity production and manufacturing of zero-emission electric vehicles. With these potential solutions to the climate crisis, a new problem arises: Both rely on lithium batteries to store energy.

States reach agreement on Rio Grande Compact, Biden administration objects

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After years of dispute and finally reaching an historic agreement over the use of water from the Rio Grande River, the states of Texas, New Mexico and Colorado are requesting a special master, and eventually the U.S. Supreme Court, to approve their settlement terms considering a recent objection raised by the Biden administration.