Mexico, the Council approves a law nationalizing lithium: “It is a legacy of the nation. We guarantee the sovereignty of energy”

there Parliament subordinate Mexico Approved Yesterday, April 18th, A Presidential Initiative Law construction Lithium nationalization. Newspaper Global I mentioned that apublic institution will manage the metal used in batteries smart phones and electric cars. The document states that “the purpose of this initiative is to ensure the self-determination of the nation, as well as to Energy Sovereignty of people on Lithium and other metals that are strategic and necessary for the energy transitiontechnological innovation and national development”.

In the previous session, held on the night of April 17, the Mexican legislature had unacceptable An initiative by President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador aimed at Modify there The Constitutional law who organizes activities Electricity sector.

Since these are some articles of the constitution, Obrador should have had a two-thirds majority, and thus 332 votes. Despite 275 votes in favor (Morena, Verdi and Labour), 223 votes against (Ban, Pree and Pre) blocked the reform. A first setback for the Obrador project, which was willing to return the majority (53%) of this industrial branch to the Federal General Electricity Authority (CFE), limit Attend the private companies And foreigners.

The project to Modify there Mining Lawpresented on Sunday 17 April while the Chamber was discussing electricity reform in plenary, requested instead simple majority Representatives. Two hours later, it was approved 298 votes in favor of government forces h 197 abstained from voting from the opposition parties.

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