Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood sent a letter December 16 to the European Union and member states asking them to halt, delay, or suspend a plan to subject U.S. airlines to a CO2 cap and trade system that began this month. Listing 42 countries besides the United States that oppose applying the scheme to non-European airlines, Secretaries Clinton and LaHood cited legal and policy objections to the move.
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Inclusion of U.S. airlines in EU scheme objected
- Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
- David Leiter, Sarah Litke and Daniel Phillips
- European Union, USA
- January 8 2012
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