3/1 KVCR Midday News: Mountain Pass Awarded $35 Million Contract to Develop Rare Earth Facility, Container Ship Operators Sued for 2021 Pipeline Leak, & More
Tuesday through Thursday at lunchtime, KVCR News has your daily news rundown. Stories highlighted today include:
- On Monday morning, a fire swept through stables in Jurupa Valley, killing 15 horses and one goat.
- Mountain Pass is the only active rare earth mine in the US and has been awarded a $35 million contract by the Defense Department to develop a commercial scale rare earth processing facility.
- Last week, a datapoint show a minority of college students in the state taking advantage of CalFresh benefits.
- A Houston based oil company has sued two container ship operators, saying they failed to prevent last year’s underwater pipeline leak.
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