Sources: Defense chief taking another look at biofuels program

05/23/2013 | (free content)

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is looking into pausing the department's portion of a multiagency $510 million program to invest in advanced-biofuel facilities, sources said. Pentagon officials are taking another look at the program after learning that money set aside for it cannot be shifted to other accounts without an act of Congress, the sources said. The White House, meanwhile, denied there is any rift between itself and Hagel over support for advanced biofuels.

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