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ACC Statement on President Biden’s Condition of the Union Deal with

WASHINGTON (February 6, 2023) — In advance of President Biden’s 2nd State of the Union address, American Chemistry Council (ACC) President and CEO Chris Jahn launched the adhering to assertion:

“President Biden and the 118th Congress are doing the job to deal with America’s foremost problems and options, together with delivering on a assure of a cleaner, safer and healthier long run for us all. They can not produce on this guarantee without having the U.S. small business of chemistry. Virtually each individual ambition the Administration retains on sustainability, power, local climate, circularity, infrastructure, and the economic system depend on the improvements of chemistry and plastics.

“With President Biden focused on growing our economic climate, strengthening provide chains, and advertising and marketing domestic manufacturing of cleanse electricity, we remind the administration that our marketplace not only supplies hundreds of 1000’s of careers to People who need to have them most, but we also create a lot of of the vital products and systems that make acquiring these goals probable. Semiconductors, wind turbines, electric powered motor vehicles, and much more all count on the U.S. company of chemistry.

“We encourage the White Property, federal agencies, and Congress to pursue insurance policies that will allow the U.S. chemical market, not stifle it, so that it can continue to be a catalyst to addressing all of these significant troubles and far more.”

Financial state – The U.S. organization of chemistry is a $517 billion sector that supports a quarter of U.S. GDP and generates extra than 50 percent a million expert, great-having to pay American jobs.

Infrastructure – Chemical suppliers will need responsible infrastructure techniques to operate, although improvements produced attainable by chemistry are necessary to infrastructure advancement. Chemistry tends to make infrastructure lighter, much better, additional resilient and a lot more price

American Rare Earths Ltd appoints new president of North America

American Rare Earths Ltd (ASX:ARR) has appointed a new president of North America to continue to build the company’s presence and partnerships in the region.

The highly experienced Melissa (Mel) Sanderson replaces Marty Weems in the position and brings with her accomplished leadership skills in mining and diplomacy.

Sanderson’s global career spans 30-plus years, including time at global mining leader Freeport-McMoRan, in a corporate ESG role and as vice president for Africa.

She has also received several awards, including the US State Department Superior Honor Award and the Women in Mining UK 2022 ‘top 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining’.

Sanderson serves on several boards, including American Rare Earths where she will remain as an executive director, Advance Metals Ltd, the Phoenix Committee on Foreign Relations and chairs the Arizona District Export Council.

“Mel is an outstanding leader and brings a wealth of experience to the role as head of our North American business headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona. I could not be more excited and pleased to have Mel take on this appointment,” ARR chairman Creagh O’Connor said.

Leaving a legacy

Under the leadership of Marty Weems, ARR established significant partnerships with various research organisations and the Departments of Energy and Defense.

Sanderson will be tasked with continuing these relationships as she is well versed in working with US Government agencies having served as a senior diplomat in the US State Department.

A further benefit is Sanderson’s status as a Wyoming native, where ARR has a significant asset at its Halleck Creek Rare Earth Project in Platte and Albany counties in southeast ranch country.

The southern end of the Laramie Range is home to a massive geologic pluton rare earth deposit, estimated to have more than one billion tonnes of ore, potentially making it the biggest such project in the