Monthly Archive for: ‘December, 2013’

Navy Fleet

USDA and US Navy Introduce Farm-to-Fleet Initiative

Today, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced the joint alternative fuel initiative between the USDA and Navy, called Farm-to-Fleet. This venture will make biofuel blends part of regular fuel purchases and use by our military. Vilsack emphasized the importance of using homegrown fuels in our military efforts and the positive impact it will have on …

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Obama urges the federal government to triple renewable use by 2020

President Obama heartily believes the federal government should set an example in terms of renewable energy use. As such, he recently mandated that the government will nearly triple its use of renewable energy by 2020, bumping renewable consumption to 20% of total energy consumed. This decree follows his implementation of the first carbon pollution limits on many new and existing …

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