Press Releases

SAFE Experts Comment on Section 301 Tariff Review

Responding to the Biden administration’s trade policy decisions impacting $18 billion worth of goods, conducted as part of the statutorily required 4-year review of Section 301 Tariffs, SAFE’s experts provided the following comments: Avery Ash, Executive Director of SAFE’s Coalition for Reimagined Mobility: “Connected, automated and electric technologies will define the next 100 years of […]

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SAFE Applauds Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s New Rule to Remove Barriers to Transmission Construction

In response to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) approval of a regional transmission planning and cost allocation rule, which will help improve and expand the grid’s transmission infrastructure, Thomas Coleman, Executive Director of SAFE’s Grid Security Project (GSP), released the following statement: “A reliable and secure power grid is the foundation of the American […]

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SAFE: Exit Strategy Needed for Dependence on Chinese Graphite Supply

Washington, D.C.—In response to the U.S. Department of the Treasury releasing the final rule on FEOC provisions for the Section 30D clean vehicle tax credit, including a 2 year exemption for graphite, Abigail Hunter, Executive Director of SAFE’s Center for Critical Minerals Strategy issued the following statement: “The administration is trapped by time as it strives to […]

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SAFE’s Abigail Hunter Testifies on Comprehensive Trade Approach for Critical Mineral Supply Security

Washington, D.C.—Abigail Hunter, Executive Director of SAFE’s Center for Critical Mineral Strategy (Minerals Center) testified today at the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) on policy mechanisms to support secure and reliable access to global critical mineral supplies. The United States faces a pressing challenge in securing reliable access to the critical minerals needed to power […]

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SAFE strengthens critical minerals partnership, bringing leading natural resources investors to strategic dialogue

A photo of high tech mining equipment with the SAFE and Appian logos.

Highlights Sub-Committee on Opportunities and Risks in the critical mineral sector (“SCOR”) strengthened with critical minerals and energy transition investors, including Orion Resource Partners, EMR Capital, Engine No. 1, and other leading private equity funds New private sector participants will play an important role in the future success of the initiative to secure an independent […]

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