Rare earths rise from coal fly ashes

RESEARCHERS at Detroit’s Wayne State University have developed a method to extract rare earth elements from domestic coal fly ash produced by a local power plant.

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The US has explored many ways to obtain REEs from coal-based resources.

The National Energy Technology Laboratory project used custom-built reactors at Los Alamos National Laboratory to process coal fly ash samples taken from a coal-fired power plant in Detroit.

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