Russian Fuel Use by US Military Drives Congressional Push for Energy Independence on Bases in Europe
July 12, 2022
Russian fossil fuels have long helped power American military bases in Europe.
Ramstein Air Base in Germany, the largest hub for U.S. troops and military supplies on the Continent, consumes Russian gas to the tune of more than $4 million yearly, according to an April analysis by Brown University’s Climate Solutions Lab. Collectively in Europe, U.S. installations have relied on Russian natural gas, oil and coal for 30% of their energy needs.
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