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Leading FAA center for alternative jet fuels
September 13, 2013

Photos by Heather Willoughby/Tri-Cities Herald
U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell, Go Cougs!RICHLAND, Wash. – Fostering a new industry with jobs focused on developing alternative jet fuels and helping to meet the emerging environmental needs of the nation’s aerospace industry are primary goals for a new Federal Aviation Administration Center of Excellence for Alternative Jet Fuels and the Environment led by Washington State University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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