Reuters: A Critic of Costly Biofuels, US Lawmaker Once Secured Funds for Them
WASHINGTON, Aug 6 (Reuters) – A vociferous Republican critic of the U.S. military’s spending on expensive biofuels was himself instrumental in securing federal funds to develop such fuels.
Senator Jim Inhofe, at the center of a Washington dispute over the issue, pushed a provision in May barring the Pentagon from buying alternative fuels if they cost more per gallon than petroleum-based fuels. He has called the Obama administration policy “completely skewed.”
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