Made in America: Rare Earth Phosphors

Molycorp, a Colorado company with America's only rare-earth mine, told the Tribune-Review it would sell its products to CFL manufacturers — even if they relocated operations to China, as General Electric did.

Molycorp plans to start large-scale processing of rare earths at its California mine next year.

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