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Algae Fuel For Air Force Jets Just Months Away: Pentagon

First Posted: 04/18/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 04:30 PM ET

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Treehugger:

Claims by insiders that the air force could get itself very close to a zero carbon footprint within a decade seemed somewhat optimistic, to say the least. But the Defense Department is reporting that its development of algae-based fuels is well ahead of schedule. In fact, it is claimed that it could be cost competitive with fossil fuels within months.

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