surdam http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Vast new lithium discovery near Rock Springs could meet entire domestic need http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/vast-new-lithium-discovery-near-rock-springs-could-meet-entire-domestic-need <p></p><p>Researchers with the University of Wyoming’s Carbon Management Institute have discovered a vast underground deposit of lithium in Southwest Wyoming. Researchers were taking deep samples in the Rock Springs Uplift to study how the state might store its oil and gas emissions when they discovered the reserve. They say it&nbsp;could hold up to 150 times more lithium than the nation’s current largest producer in Silver Peak, Nevada.</p> Thu, 25 Apr 2013 23:58:27 +0000 Sara Hossaini 39852 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Vast new lithium discovery near Rock Springs could meet entire domestic need