How environmentally responsible is lithium brine mining? It depends on how old the water is

An abandoned road and brine Transitional Pool at the margin of the Salar de Atacama Halite Nucleus. Credit: UMass Amherst A groundbreaking new study recently published in the journal Earth’s Future and led by researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst in collaboration with the University of Alaska Anchorage, is the first to comprehensively account … Read more