Mabus: DLA Purchased 450,000 Gallons Of 'Drop-In' Biofuels

By Lee Hudson / December 5, 2011 at 5:13 PM
The Defense Logistics Agency purchased 450,000 gallons of biofuels last week which will be used in upcoming exercises, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told reporters via teleconference today. The purchase is the largest of drop-in biofuels in government history and "we think the largest single purchase in U.S. history," Mabus said. The Navy will use the fuel for the "Great Green Fleet" demonstration next summer during the biennial Rim of the Pacific Exercise, "so it's a...

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