RBC Statement on President Biden's State of the Union Address

February 7, 2023

WASHINGTON - The Responsible Battery Coalition (RBC), a coalition of leading battery industry and battery-use stakeholders, issued the following statement on President Joe Biden's 2023 State of the Union Address.

“Since last year's State of the Union Address, the federal government has taken major first steps to lay the groundwork for a closed-loop recycling system for next-generation EV Batteries. It is important that America continue to innovate to reduce our dependence on foreign sources of key battery materials and advance a cleaner economy," said Steve Christensen, Executive Director of the Responsible Battery Coalition.

The full State of the Union address can be read on the White House website.

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About the Responsible Battery Coalition

The RBC is a coalition of companies, academics, and organizations committed to the responsible management of the batteries of today and tomorrow. Members include: Advance Auto Parts, AutoZone, Clarios, FedEx, Ford Motor Company, Honda, Li-Cycle and O’Reilly Auto Parts. RBC was created in April 2017 to advance the responsible production, transport, sale, use, reuse, recycling and resource recovery of transportation, industrial and stationary batteries and other energy storage devices. For more information: https://www.responsiblebatterycoalition.org/