Energy Bill Runs Into Roadblock

Law360, New York (November 30, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- The Speaker of the House may be forced to eat her words regarding the imminence of an agreement on the energy bill as the chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee continues to hold out for a provision that would curb the Environmental Protection Agency's ability to regulate car emissions.

While the Democratic-backed deal to set new fuel efficiency standards has long suffered from delays and setbacks, Rep. John Dingell (D-Mich.) caught some off guard on Thursday by indicating that negotiations are ongoing only days...
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