Schumer Wants Army To Speed Renewable Energy Contract

Law360, New York (March 4, 2014, 7:02 PM EST) -- Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., on Tuesday urged the U.S. Army to expedite approval of a recently announced contract for ReEnergy Holdings LLC to produce energy from biomass for the Army’s Fort Drum installation for the next 20 years.

Schumer said in a statement that there’s no time to waste in making Fort Drum energy independent, urging the Army and the U.S. Department of Defense Secretary’s Office to approve the contract given that ReEnergy, already on-site at the base, is in a position to start supplying power right...
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