Oklahoma Sen. Jim Inhofe wants U.S. Navy to detail costs of Green Fleet exercise

Senator, upset about the price of biofuels used in a demonstration exercise in the Pacific, asks the Navy secretary to give him the cost for the entire event, including the hats and T-shirts.

BY CHRIS CASTEEL Published: July 26, 2012

WASHINGTON — Sen. Jim Inhofe, an outspoken critic of the U.S. military’s use of biofuels, asked the secretary of the U.S. Navy on Wednesday to detail the costs of a demonstration in the Pacific last week of a carrier strike group burning a mix of traditional and biofuels.

Inhofe, R-Tulsa, a...

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