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FUEL ECONOMY
(2007-06-21)
(wgvu) - AN EFFORT WEDNESDAY BY MICHIGAN U-S SENATORS TO FIND COMPROMISE ON A PLAN THAT WOULD INCREASE AUTOMOBILE FUEL EFFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS IS RUNNING OUR OF GAS.
MICHIGAN DEMOCRATS CARL LEVIN AND DEBBIE STABENOW ARE TRYING TO
BUILD SUPPORT IN THE U-S SENATE FOR AN ALTERNATIVE PLAN THAT WOULD
EASE NEW REQUIREMENTS.
A PENDING SENATE ENERGY BILL WOULD REQUIRE NEW CARS AND TRUCKS
TO GET 35 MILES PER GALLON BY 20-20.
LEVIN AND STABENOW HAVE OFFERED A PLAN THAT WOULD REQUIRE A CARS
TO GET AT LEAST 36 MILES PER GALLON BY 2022. PICKUPS, SUV's AND
VANS WOULD BE REQUIRED TO GET 30 MILES PER GALLON BY 2025.
LAWMAKERS ARE EXPECTED TO RESUME TALKS ON THURSDAY.

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