Cruz-Uribe speaks with Associated Press about lithium sources in Maine

Alicia Cruz-Uribe, associate professor of petrology and mineralogy at University of Maine, spoke with the Associated Press about the possibility of quarrying for lithium at Plumbago Mountain in western Maine. Cruz-Uribe said that the country’s lithium reserves rank among the largest in the world, but “the amount that we produce is peanuts.” The Bangor Daily NewsSun JournalFortuneYahoo NewsU.S. News and World ReportABC Newsthe Independent and multiple outlets internationally shared the AP report.