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    October 28, 2019

    Imperial County has moved one step closer to commercial lithium mining after California-based EnergySource Minerals recently developed a technology platform to extract battery-spec lithium from California’s Salton Sea geothermal brine.

    The Imperial County Board of Supervisors two years ago approved a comment letter to the California Energy Commission regarding the prospect of recovering the mineral lithium from geothermal brine at the Salton Sea.

    Staff Writer Michael Maresh can be reached at mmaresh@ivpressonline.com.
    Michael Maresh, Staff Writer IV Press