THE NAVY'S GREAT GREEN FLEET TEST GOES WELL!

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Wow....who knew about THIS? I just read an article about the Navy testing off of Hawaii, biofuels! YOU'VE GOT TO READ THIS ARTICLE!

The Navy joined the Agriculture and Energy Departments recently in announcing $30 million in federal funding to support the commercialization of biofuel substitutes for diesel and jet fuel.

Measure's strict limits

But the Pentagon's ability to buy alternative fuel would be restricted under legislation that passed the House of Representatives earlier this year as part of a Department of Defense authorization bill.

That measure would bar the Defense Department from buying biofuels that cost more than conventional fuel. <<Wonder who was responsible for that?? Read the article at the link below.

http://www.rr.com/news/green/article/rr/42603754/72140924/Navy_draws_fire_as_it_touts_Green_Fleet

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The other way we're subsidizing Walmart...

Most of us know how taxpayers subsidize Walmart's low wages with billions of dollars in Medicaid, food stamps, and other financial assistance for workers. But, did you know that we're also subsidizing the retail giant by paying the cost of their environmental destruction.

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