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Binding climate treaty unexpected

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • European Union, USA
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  • May 1 2011

At the conclusion of the two-day meeting of the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate April 27, U.S. and EU climate change officials said that it is unlikely that a new climate change treaty to replace the Kyoto Protocol will be agreed to be the end of the year

EU judges hear U.S. airlines’ worries about inclusion in emissions trading

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • European Union, USA
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  • July 5 2011

On July 5, lawyers for EU member states and the bloc's institutions told the Court of Justice of the European Union that the inclusion of U.S. airlines in the European Union's Emissions Trading System (ETS) is legal

Lawful to include US airlines in ETS

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • European Union, USA
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  • October 9 2011

European Court of Justice Advocate-General Juliane Kokott released a court opinion October 6 that is expected to play an important role in the international policy dispute over whether U.S. airlines will be included in the European Union greenhouse gas emissions trading system: that inclusion of U.S. airlines in the trading program is lawful

EU bioethanol investigation

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • European Union, USA
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  • November 27 2011

On November 25, the European Commission launched an illegal trade investigation into bioethanol imports from the United States to determine if the U.S. imports of bioethanol are having an illegal adverse impact on EU-based producers, and promised provisional conclusions by August 2012

WTO dispute talks seat

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Canada, European Union, Japan, USA
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  • September 8 2011

The United States requested August 29 to become an observer at the World Trade Organization dispute settlement talks with the European Union, Japan, and Canada regarding a challenge filed by the EU and Japan against a green energy program in Canada, citing trade interests

Committee approves airline EU emissions exemption

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • European Union, USA
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  • September 11 2011

On September 8, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure approved The European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Prohibition Act of 2011 (H.R. 2594) that would exempt US airlines from the EU emissions cap on all flights leaving or landing in the European Union set to begin in January 2012

House exempts U.S. airlines

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • European Union, USA
  • -
  • October 30 2011

The House approved legislation (H.R. 2594) October 24 that would prohibit U.S. airlines from participating in the European Union emissions trading scheme, which is scheduled to take effect for airlines this January

US-EU EV cooperation

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • European Union, USA
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  • December 4 2011

Officials from the United States and the European Union outlined November 29 at the conclusion of the annual Transatlantic Economic Council their efforts to advance cooperation on electric vehicles

Clean energy credits discussed

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • European Union, USA
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  • December 4 2011

Energy Secretary Steven Chu and more than a dozen senators met in the Capitol November 29 to discuss strategy on how to move forward on extending expiring clean energy tax credits and other clean energy initiatives

US-EU Energy Council

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • European Union, USA
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  • December 4 2011

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Energy Secretary Steven Chu co-hosted the US-EU Energy Council meeting last week, meeting with top European energy officials as tension continues to escalate between the U.S