Elon is a neighbor. I admire his ingenuity, his innovation and the fact that he has put 7,500+ employees in decent, good-paying jobs. BUT, regarding lithium mining in NV: "The biggest environmental danger posed by lithium mining is the amount of water the process uses up: an estimated 500,000 gallons of water per ton of lithium extracted. This can endanger the communities where the lithium is being mined because it can cause droughts or famine if operations are not kept in check." And what state is the dryest?

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