Obama Defense Dept. Spends $150 a Gallon for Algal Jet Fuel Rather Than $2.88 a Gallon for Conventional Fuel
It’s an Obama world.
The US military is spending as much as $150 per gallon of jet fuel from algal sources rather than $2.88 a gallon for conventional jet fuel.
Growing jet fuel on an algal farm (Open Fuel)
The Washington Times reported:
Last month, a Government Accountability Office report found that the military was spending as much as $150 a gallon on alternative jet fuel derived from algal oil rather than $2.88 a gallon for conventional jet fuel.
“Why should the Defense Department be paying for solar panels? Why should defense be paying for biorefineries? Those are not defense items. We have a Department of Energy that’s supposed to be doing that stuff. The disarming of America is not just what he’s been doing in cuts or delays like the F-35s, but less obvious is what he’s puts in [the defense budget] that we’re spending money on that should be spent on defense as opposed to his agenda.
“Now, [the president’s] true to his agenda, and you may agree with it and that’s fine. I don’t,” Mr. Inhofe said.
Meanwhile, veterans are dying before they can get help from the VA.