USAF Going Green, Looks to Biofuels

Publication: DailyTech

Author: Michael Barkoviak

04/30/2010 - A new Pew Charitable Trusts report reveals the United States Air Force has reduced energy consumption over the past six years by 20 percent, as the military looks to continue going green.

"The military's reliance on fossil fuels compromises combat effectiveness by restricting mobility, flexibility and endurance on the battlefield," according to the new report, as government officials work with private contractors.

Going green is a popular initiative in the U.S. government at the moment, especially among Air Force officials who are interested in developing alternative fuel sources.  Since the Air Force uses more energy and natural resources than the other branches, there has been an even higher urgency for fuel efficiency and eco-conscious projects.

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