Biofuels: US House Proposed Budget Would Cut Military Purchase

The U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee’s proposed budget contains a provision that bans the Department of Defense from purchasing alternative fuels that are more expensive than ‘traditional’ fuels.  If this provision becomes law, it would stop the use of alternative fuels–including biofuels–that have been developed and successfully tested by the Army, Air Force, and Navy.

Source:  Tina Casey, TPM, May 16, 2012.

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