# Algae Fuel For Air Force Jets Just Months Away: Pentagon

04/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

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.