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New South Carolina plant could process enough lithium for 2.4M EVs a year

Chemicals giant Albemarle said it will build a $1.3B lithium plant — a big step toward the Biden admin goal of beefing up the domestic supply chain.

Julian Spector  . 

a hand holding a glass flask containing a white powdery substance
A flask of lithium carbonate, another battery feedstock, is shown in front of an Albemarle facility in Chile. (John Moore/Getty Images)