US President Barack Obama directed the Energy and Agriculture Depts. and the US Navy "to work with the private sector to create advanced biofuels that can power not just fighter jets but trucks and commercial airliners." Speaking at Georgetown University in Washington, Obama outlined an energy policy that includes the goal of lowering the number of barrels of oil imported by the US daily by one-third from 11 million in 2008. He said that "a substitute for oil that holds ...

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