NABTU Statement on DOE’s Thacker Pass Project Announcement

Washington, D.C. – March 14, 2024 – North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) President Sean McGarvey issued the following statement regarding today’s DOE Thacker Pass project announcement:

“Today, the Department of Energy announced a strong step forward for America’s economic and energy security. The Thacker Pass mine and its associated projects will develop the world’s largest lithium deposit. We are proud to partner with Lithium Americas to strengthen our nation’s battery supply chains and build this project with a highly skilled, domestic, union workforce.”