Dingell Lays Out Details Of CAFE Compromise

Law360, New York (November 21, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Rep. John Dingell (D-Mich.), the chair of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce and a major supporter of the auto industry, said he was open to a compromise on one of the issues that have prevented this year’s energy bill from becoming law.

In a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), dated Nov. 13 and made public Tuesday, Dingell said he would support raising Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards as long as certain “areas of concern” were addressed.

Dingell said cars and light...
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