21.11.2008 - Green ally to head US energy panel
From BBC: US Congressman Henry Waxman has unseated John Dingell to become chair of the powerful energy committee of the House of Representatives. Democratic members of Congress voted 137 to 122 for Mr Waxman, 69, to take up the committee chairmanship. Mr Dingell, 82, a representative from Michigan, had been viewed as a strong ally of the US car industry..... Full Article: Source