Senate Armed Services Committee Votes to Restrict Department of Defense Clean Energy Initiatives

Today a slim majority of the Senate Armed Services Committee chose to restrict efforts by the Department of Defense (DoD) to reduce its dependence on foreign oil. This will hurt the DoD's efforts to protect its budget from oil price shocks, diversify its energy mix, and ensure security of supply. Pew joined with several groups to express disappointment in this development.

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Media Contact: Brandon MacGillis

Topics: Energy, Environment

Project: Clean Energy Initiative