Statement from EDF President Fred Krupp on U.S. Defense Department Energy Policy

April 21, 2014
Contact: 
Mica Odom, 512-691-3451, modom@edf.org

The U.S. Defense Department formally told military services to make energy savings a priority in a directive aimed at improving security and mitigating energy costs. The military services have long been at the forefront of cutting-edge technology, including clean energy applications.

"Environmental Defense Fund applauds the U.S. Defense Department for adopting the first overarching, comprehensive energy policy in 20 years. The services have taken significant steps to conserve energy and reduce their environmental footprints. The new policy provides a framework to continue their efforts."

Fred Krupp, President, Environmental Defense Fund

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