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U.S. Navy on the prowl for Bio-fuel

The U.S. Navy is on the hunt for a copious amount of drop-in bio-fuels, approximately 37 million gallons, to be delivered April 2015 as part of the retrieval for Navy’s F-76 marine diesel and JP-5 shipboard stockpiles of jet fuel. The U.S. Defense Logistics Agency released a detailed report of the sought-after fuels June 9 …

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Senate Strikes Pentagon Green Fuel Ban From Defense Bill

The Senate voted 62-37 Wednesday to eliminate language in the National Defense Authorization Act that would have prevented the Pentagon from purchasing biofuels if they cost more than petroleum, Reuters reports. David Alexander writes the House’s version of the NDAA contains limits on biofuels and lawmakers must reconcile the two …

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USDA, Energy & Navy Team Up for Biofuels Initiative

The Departments of Agriculture, Energy and the Navy have entered a three-year partnership with the private sector to spur production of biofuels, President Barack Obama announced Tuesday. The departments will invest up to $510 million to help produce drop-in aviation and marine biofuels to power both military and commercial transportation. …

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Biofuels Critical to National Security, Says Obama

Reinforcing his commitment to domestic energy security, President Barack Obama yesterday remarked that U.S. national security is tied to how quickly the nation can start developing domestic energy supplies. Speaking at an event on energy security at Andrews Air Force Base, Obama highlighted the use of renewable fuels by the …

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Obama Focusing on Biofuels

President Obama will be making a series of steps as part of his “comprehensive strategy to enhance American energy independence while building a foundation for a new clean energy economy, and its promise of new industries and millions of jobs.” “Now, I happen to believe that we should pass a …

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