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Fri Jul 25, 2014 09:27 AM CDT

STREATOR, Ill. (DTN) -- This year's Department of Defense annual procurement for bulk military-specification diesel and jet fuels to be delivered in the eastern, inland United States and Gulf Coast includes petroleum fuels blended with biofuels.

The biofuels components are optional and will only be accepted if certain cost and performance requirements are met, according to a report issued Friday by the Energy Information Administration.

A similar procurement for the Rocky Mountain and West Coast regions is expected to be released later this year.

The U.S. Navy's interest in biofuels is part of its goal to generate 50% of its ...

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