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About a month before Chuck Hagel, left, was named Secretary of Defense in early 2013, he greeted Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.), committee chairman of the Senate Armed Service Committee.

At Hagel hearings, 'green' Pentagon could make some lawmakers see red

Jan 31, 2013
Lawmakers are likely to raise alternative fuel costs at Hagel confirmation hearing.
Posted In: Pentagon, alternative energy, Homeland Security, Military and Energy

Congress may block Pentagon's biofuels quest

Jul 5, 2012
The Department of Defense, a huge consumer of petroleum, is trying to develop biofuels on a large scale as an alternative. Republicans in Congress have voted the program out of an authorization bill, saying oil and even coal can meet the military's needs.
Posted In: Military and Energy, biofuels, navy

Military feels heat on green energy

Mar 27, 2012
Two hearings in the House this week will question whether the Pentagon's efforts to go green are worth the cost.
Posted In: Military and Energy, alternative energy, military

Military and Energy: The Warfighters

Aug 29, 2011
This week Marketplace airs a special series on the U.S. military and energy, and the quest to "unleash us from the tether of fuel." When Pent...
Posted In: Military and Energy

Military and Energy: The Series

Aug 29, 2011
This week Marketplace airs a special series on the U.S. military and energy, and the Pentagon's quest to "unleash us from the tether of fuel." This...
Posted In: Military and Energy, sustainability

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