Biden’s agenda, lithium mine, tribes, greens collide in Reno


              Dozens of tribe members and other protesters beating drums and waving signs rally in front of the federal courthouse in Reno, Nev. Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, as a court hearing began over a lawsuit seeking to block a huge lithium mine planned near the Nevada-Oregon line about 200 miles north of Reno. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner)
            
              Dozens of tribe members and other protesters beating drums and waving signs rally in front of the federal courthouse in Reno, Nev. Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, as a court hearing began over a lawsuit seeking to block a huge lithium mine planned near the Nevada-Oregon line about 200 miles north of Reno. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner)
            
              Dozens of tribe members and other protesters beating drums and waving signs rally in front of the federal courthouse in Reno, Nev. Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, as a court hearing began over a lawsuit seeking to block a huge lithium mine planned near the Nevada-Oregon line about 200 miles north of Reno. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner)
            
              Dozens of tribe members and other protesters beating drums and waving signs rally in front of the federal courthouse in Reno, Nev. Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, as a court hearing began over a lawsuit seeking to block a huge lithium mine planned near the Nevada-Oregon line about 200 miles north of Reno. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner)
            
              Dozens of tribe members and other protesters beating drums and waving signs rally in front of the federal courthouse in Reno, Nev. Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, as a court hearing began over a lawsuit seeking to block a huge lithium mine planned near the Nevada-Oregon line about 200 miles north of Reno. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner)
            
              Dozens of tribe members and other protesters beating drums and waving signs rally in front of the federal courthouse in Reno, Nev. Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, as a court hearing began over a lawsuit seeking to block a huge lithium mine planned near the Nevada-Oregon line about 200 miles north of Reno. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner)
            
              Dozens of tribe members and other protesters beating drums and waving signs rally in front of the federal courthouse in Reno, Nev. Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, as a court hearing began over a lawsuit seeking to block a huge lithium mine planned near the Nevada-Oregon line about 200 miles north of Reno. (AP Photo/Scott Sonner)
            
              FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2018, file photo, exploration drilling continues for Permitting Lithium Nevada Corp.'s Thacker Pass Project on the site between Orovada and Kings Valley, in Humboldt county, Nev., shown beyond a driller's shovels in the distance. A high-stakes, year-long legal battle over a huge lithium mine planned in Nevada resumes Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, with courtroom arguments from lawyers for the mining company, the federal agency that approved it and the rancher, tribes and conservationists who are fighting it. (Suzanne Featherston/The Daily Free Press via AP, File)
            
              FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2018, file photo, Melissa Boerst, a Lithium Nevada Corp. geologist, points to an area of future exploration from a drill site at the Thacker Pass Project in Humboldt County, Nev. A high-stakes, year-long legal battle over a huge lithium mine planned in Nevada resumes Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, with courtroom arguments from lawyers for the mining company, the federal agency that approved it and the rancher, tribes and conservationists who are fighting it. (Suzanne Featherston/The Daily Free Press via AP, File)
Biden’s agenda, lithium mine, tribes, greens collide in Reno