As the U.S. Navy invests more in biofuel development, questions are starting to arise about just how important — or affordable — that effort might be. “An important policy question for Congress may be whether a domestic biofuel industry is necessary for national defense, and whether proceeding under the authority of the DPA (Defense Production Act of 1950) offers the necessary stimulus,” the Congressional Research Service (CRS) says. “A domestic biofuel industry may satisfy concerns ...

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