Energy Dept. awards UND funds for Critical Minerals Research

K. William Boyer
Devils Lake Journal

BISMARCK –  Department of Energy awarded $150,000 to the University of North Dakota’s (UND) Energy and Environmental Research Center (EERC) for research into critical minerals.

The funds will be used to develop a plan aimed at assessing the viability of certain uses of lignite coal and combustion byproducts originating in the Williston Basin.