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

Read the full story from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

A groundbreaking new study comprehensively accounts for the hydrological impact of lithium mining. Since lithium is the key component of the lithium-ion batteries that are crucial for the transition away from fossil fuels and towards green energy, it is critical to fully understand how to responsibly obtain the precious element.

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