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The US Senate voted to nix restrictions on the military's biofuels program last week, ScienceInsider reports. Earlier this year, the Senate Armed Services Committee adopted amendments to prevent the military from purchasing alternative fuels like biofuels if they cost more than petroleum-based fuel and from building biofuel refineries.

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