Senate Drops Biofuel Refinery Restriction From Defense Bill

Law360, New York (November 29, 2012, 7:13 PM EST) -- The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed another amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act for 2013, this time by Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., to drop a provision that would have kept the Navy from teaming up with the U.S. Agriculture and Energy departments to invest in building biofuel refineries.

The amendment 3095 passed by a 54-41 vote, a day after the Senate passed another amendment to the bill, proposed by Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., to cut the provision to restrict the U.S. Department of Defense from...
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