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Another Obstacle in the Way of Biden’s Push for Electric Vehicles: A New Anti-Slave Labor Law

According to the New York Times, a new legislation prohibits China from supplying electric automobiles and other green energy items to the United States, putting an end to a Biden administration objective.

According to the New York Times, the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act requires verification that any materials coming from Xinjiang, one of the most important sources of products used in battery manufacturing, are free of forced labor. On Tuesday, the law will take effect.

As part of his campaign for green energy, President Biden wants at least half of all vehicles to be emission-free by 2030, according to a news release from the White House.

According to the New York Times, Xinjiang is extending to other parts of China where Uyghurs live. As the corporation is involved in providing electric goods to numerous companies, the expansion has allowed Xinjiang to acquire fresh deposits.

The Biden administration has experienced challenges with its EV initiative, including falling automaker revenues. After investing in the production of electric vehicles, Ford suffered a 5% drop in revenue and a $5.4 billion loss in the first quarter. New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, and Montana were among the states that challenged Biden's idea for electric vehicle charging stations.

“If you were to look at any electric vehicle battery, there would be some involvement from China,” Daisy Jennings-Gray, a senior analyst at Benchmark Mineral Intelligence, told the NYT.

The Department of Energy did not immediately reply to a request for comment from The Daily Caller News Foundation.

The preceding is a summary of an article that originally appeared on DAILY CALLER.

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