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Senate attaches Udall's proposal on military investments to defense bill

The Senate this afternoon adopted a Democratic amendment to a defense policy bill that would restore the military's ability to invest in biofuels. Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, offered the amendment to the fiscal 2013 defense authorizing measure. His proposal would strike language barring the military from purchasing certain alternative fuels found to be costlier than petroleum-based fuels.

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