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Blue Angels Going Green | Care2 Healthy Living: Even the Blue Angels, an entertaining squadron of military jetfi...

Blue Angels Going Green | Care2 Healthy Living: Even the Blue Angels, an entertaining squadron of military jetfi...

Don’t let the politicians bashing solar energy and the EPA fool you, the shift away from fossil fuels is still happening and for very good reasons. Even the Blue Angels, an entertaining squadron of military jetfighters, is going green by changing their usual jet fuel – which is all petroleum-based – to a mix using biofuel from plants for their Labor Day Expo. The biofuel-half of their fuel is made from processed vegetable matter. Who ever dreamed the Blue Angels would be half powered by plants? In the video below you can see the Blue Angels performing a test flight on the biofuel blend. “The main reason we’re moving toward alternative fuels in the Navy and the Marine Corps is to make us better war fighters,” said Navy Secretary Ray Mabus. (Source: WashingtonPost ) The Pentagon is the nation’s largest energy consumer with eighty percent of the military’s energy provided by ...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/blue-angels-going-green....

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