08 Jul '12, 2am

Navy 2, Congress 0 in Biofuel Cage Match

Navy 2, Congress 0 in Biofuel Cage Match

The U.S. Navy appears to be steamrolling easily over a Republican-led effort to quash its biofuel initiatives. Early last week, the Obama announced a Navy-supported $62 million biofuel research program , and it followed up a few days later with another $420 million effort by the Department of Defense to build not one but three biofuel refineries for military aircraft and vessels. Together, these programs will help lower the cost and availability of biofuels for both the military and civilian markets.

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/07/08/pentagon-announces-ne...

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