DoD, White House Likely To Fight Chinese Monopoly on Rare Earth Minerals With an Executive Order and a new study due soon that promises to take a hard line against Chinese imports, the Trump administration is opening a new front, while protecting the US defense industry. Geologists during a site […]
It is no secret that the United States has a critical minerals problem. As the Pentagon’s top acquisition official Ellen Lord said recently, “We have an amazing amount of dependency on China.” Lord called the findings of a forthcoming report on the defense industrial base “quite alarming,” and noted that China is America’s “sole source for rare earth minerals.”
AHEAD OF THE FILINGS: J.A. GREEN SIGNS SEVEN: J.A. Green & Company has seven new clients: Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC to lobby on “issues related to direct commercial sales of certain small-arms”; GN Hearing to lobby on “procurement of advanced hearing protection”; Global Tungsten & Powders to lobby on “issues related to government acquisition of tungsten”; Mark Barnes & […]
By: Jeff Green Most Americans would agree that a competitor’s control of an important military resource would create a threat to U.S. national security. Unfortunately, the primary watchdog for such situations, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, or CFIUS, does not have adequate resources or legislative […]
By: Jeff Green U.S. intelligence officials warned Congress last week that China poses a major security threat to the United States. Speaking before the Senate Intelligence Committee, FBI Director Christopher Wray said that China is seeking to undermine America’s military, economic, cultural, and information power across the globe and urged Congress to […]
J.A. Green & Co. named a top three defense lobbying firm for the FY 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), according to data compiled by Bloomberg Government. The full article can be found here.
By: Jeff Green Last month, President Trump took an important step toward ensuring America’s long-term national security by signing an executive order to improve access to America’s metals and minerals. The order fundamentally changes U.S. policy toward critical minerals and will assure the United States has access to these materials for use in every […]
Jeff Green, president of J.A. Green and Company, discusses President Trump’s executive order targeting critical minerals on Government Matters.