The Department of Defense is by far the largest government consumer of energy, having spent around $17 billion on fuel last year, according to a new report from the Congressional Research Service.
“DOD’s reliance on fuel can lead to financial, operational, and strategic challenges and risks,” which are explored in the report. See Department of Defense Energy Initiatives: Background and Issues for Congress, June 5, 2012.
Other new and updated CRS reports that Congress has barred CRS from publishing online include the following.
Federal Research and Development Funding: FY2013, June 1, 2012
Health Care Flexible Spending Accounts, June 5, 2012