U.S. Sells its Helium Stockpile to Highest Bidder, Potentially Impacting a Wide Array of Industries

by Leslie Eastman at legalinsurrection.com Back in 2022, I wrote that Russia had limited exports of noble gases that are critical to making semiconductor chips, at least until the end of 2022. Those noble gases included helium, which is essential for semiconductor chip manufacturing and used in specialty medical equipment (magnetic resonance imaging/MRI machines). It looks like […]