ASP Board Member Lt. Gen. Castellaw USMC (Ret.) recently had this article, Increasing our national security with new technology, published in the Hill:
The United States military is the single largest purchaser of petroleum fuel in the world, burning through about 325,000 barrels of fuel per day. Almost all of that fuel is derived from oil. This is important not because of the vast carbon footprint (or boot print) that the military has – a separate, and important problem. It is actually the dependence on oil that presents the military with a long-term strategic risk.
Lt. Gen. Castellaw goes on to talk about biofuels for military use, a topic which ASP is heavily involved in.
To read the full article, click here.
To read ASP’s factsheet: Bio Fuels and National Security, click here.
For information on ASP’s past event on Biofuels, click here.