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Navy Releases Energy Independence Video Message
By Chris Dettmar - July 7, 2011
The director of the Chief of Naval Operations Energy and Environmental Readiness Division and architect of Task Force Energy, released a video podcast in which he discusses the nation's fight for independence from foreign oil, July 7.

The video message can be viewed on the Navy's Task Force Energy Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/#!/video/video.php?v=129457953806427 or on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jBVo7RHxXtc .

A written transcript is also available on the Navy's Energy, Environment, and Climate Change website http://greenfleet.dodlive.mil/files/2011/07/20110707-July-Podcast-transcript.pdf.

In the podcast, Rear Adm. Phil Cullom highlights the Navy's advances in energy efficiency and sustainability, and suggests specific actions individuals can take to reduce their own carbon footprint and help make a difference.

"The more we reduce our energy consumption, the more we perfect alternative and sustainable energy sources, and the more we protect our environment, the sooner we will be an energy secure nation," said Cullom.

This initiative is one of many throughout the Navy and Marine Corps which will enable the Department of the Navy to achieve Secretary Ray Mabus' energy goals to improve our energy security and efficiency afloat and ashore, increase our energy independence, and help lead the nation toward a clean energy economy.

For additional information about the Navy's energy, environment, and climate change initiatives, please visit http://www.greenfleet.dodlive.mil.

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