Research Report

American Security Quarterly

American Security Project
Copyright Date: Aug. 1, 2014
Pages: 57
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    American Security Project

    The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense met on May 21st, 2014 to receive testimony from several Department of Defense officials on the Department’s Operational Energy programs and the incorporation of climate change into strategic planning. The DoD officials spoke mostly of increasing efficiency, adaptability, and flexibility in operational energy programs. Assistant Secretary of the Navy Dennis McGinn’s opening statement detailed the Navy’s plan to purchase domestically produced alternative fuel to minimize the uncertainties connected to the global petroleum supply chain and account for price volatility.

    McGinn testified that the Navy will start integrating advanced alternative fuels into its normal supply...