Department of Defense Energy Initiatives: Background and Issues for Congress

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This report gives an overview of fuel use by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) and its pursuit of numerous initiatives for reducing its fuel needs and changing the mix of energy sources that it uses. The report includes an extensive background on DOD fuel use including how the DOD uses and buys fuel, challenges and risks associated with the DOD's fuel use, DOD energy initiatives, and past legislation that addressed DOD energy use; it also presents issues for Congress and legislative action to be addressed during FY2013.

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Schwartz, Moshe; Blakeley, Katherine & O'Rourke, Ronald July 20, 2012.

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This report gives an overview of fuel use by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) and its pursuit of numerous initiatives for reducing its fuel needs and changing the mix of energy sources that it uses. The report includes an extensive background on DOD fuel use including how the DOD uses and buys fuel, challenges and risks associated with the DOD's fuel use, DOD energy initiatives, and past legislation that addressed DOD energy use; it also presents issues for Congress and legislative action to be addressed during FY2013.

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69 pages.

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  • July 20, 2012

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  • Aug. 21, 2012, 8:46 a.m.

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Schwartz, Moshe; Blakeley, Katherine & O'Rourke, Ronald. Department of Defense Energy Initiatives: Background and Issues for Congress, report, July 20, 2012; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc98021/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.