Press Releases

SAFE: LPO Funding for Upstream Critical Mineral Development Addresses Important Financing Gap

Washington, D.C.—In response to today’s announcement that the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Loan Programs Office funding under Title 17 can be applied to upstream mineral development projects, Abigail Hunter, Executive Director of SAFE’s Center for Critical Mineral Strategy issued the following statement: “Companies in the U.S. are exploring cutting-edge extraction methods and innovative mining approaches that ensure upstream […]

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SAFE’s ReMo Comments on National Security Impacts of Connected Vehicles to Commerce Department

Illustration and photo of a autonomous self-driving cars driving on a highway. The cars are connected through wireless technology and artificial intelligence which enables them to drive on the road safely.

Today, SAFE’s Coalition for Reimagined Mobility (ReMo) submitted a detailed comment letter per the Commerce Department’s request for comment on the national security implications of connected vehicles with foreign components. While SAFE and ReMo anticipate that this investigation will uncover significant risks, it is imperative that strategic decoupling from foreign adversaries for vehicle components and […]

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Washington’s Strategy on Chinese EVs Must Include Offensive and Defensive Tactics

SAFE’s ReMo comments on calls for import restrictions on Chinese EVs April 12, 2024 | Washington, DC: In response to Senator Sherrod Brown’s letter to President Biden calling for a ban on Chinese vehicles, Avery Ash, Executive Director of the Coalition for Reimagined Mobility (a project of SAFE), issued the following statement: “Connected, automated and […]

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SAFE Speaks at National Press Club on the National Security Impact of U.S.-Nippon Steel Merger

Washington, D.C.—Vice President of SAFE’s Center for Strategic Industrial Materials (C-SIM) Joe Quinn spoke at the National Press Club on the effects of the possible merger between U.S. Steel and Nippon Steel today. The conversation timely coincided with Japanese Prime Minister Kishida’s April 10 state visit to the White House. Quinn’s remarks focused on the […]

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SAFE Applauds New Emissions Rules for Heavy-Duty Vehicles

Washington, D.C.—In response to the finalized phase three heavy-duty vehicle emissions rule released today by the EPA, General Charles F. Wald, U.S. Air Force (Ret.), member of SAFE’s Energy Security Leadership Council and Former Deputy Commander of U.S. European Command, issued the following statement: “Today’s new emissions rule for heavy-duty vehicles, combined with last week’s […]

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