Piedmont Lithium increases exploration land position to 1,383 acres
Piedmont Lithium announced that it has increased its exploration land position, bringing it to a total of 1,383 acres. The company's flagship project is the Piedmont Lithium Project in North Carolina. Piedmont Lithium's goal is to become "a strategic domestic supplier of lithium to the increasing electric vehicle and battery storage markets in the U.S." On January 9, Piedmont announced that it submitted a section 404 standard individual permit application to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the lead federal agency for the permits, for the Piedmont Lithium Project. At the same time, it submitted a section 401 individual water quality certification application to the North Carolina Division of Water Resources.