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Navy Pisses Off GOP Politicians With $210 Million Biofuel Purchase

July 13th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

The United States Navy is the single largest purchaser of diesel fuel in the world, and it is no wonder why; have you ever seen a Nimitz-class supercarrier in person? It’s friggin’ huge. So it is no wonder that the Navy wants to explore homegrown alternatives to the foreign oil that it uses right now. A recent $210 million biofuel purchase by the Navy to three U.S.-based refining operations has pissed off some members of the Republican party who still think we’re sitting on an unlimited and uninterrupted supply of oil

Green News Roundup: Wednesday, November 9th, 2011

November 9th, 2011 | by Christopher DeMorro

Happy Hump Day, dear readers. There’s been a ton of great green news out in the past few weeks, and with the L.A. Auto Show fast approaching, there’s even more stuff to get excited about. Some of today’s top stories include Toyota’s plans to sell a $100,000 fuel cell vehicle, propane gel could clean up fracking, and Suzuki’s 72 MPG “Regina.”

Green News Roundup: Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011

November 2nd, 2011 | by Christopher DeMorro

Happy Hump Day! Halfway through the week, and the world of green news keeps on a spinnin’. Some of today’s highlights include a new record run for the Predator electric racing motorcycle, police ignoring crime because of high fuel prices and slashed budgets, and BYD finally starts selling EV’s in China

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