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Energy & environment update - March 10, 2014

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • China, European Union, Japan, Mexico, USA
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  • March 10 2014

Though we shared with you our analysis of the energy and environment portions of President Obama’s fiscal year 2015 budget request last week, we

Energy & environment update - March 24, 2014

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • China, European Union, Global, Japan, Ukraine, USA
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  • March 24 2014

As Congress returns from recess, the House and Senate continue to unveil more details about their spring agendas. The Senate’s recent action in

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 court confirms inclusion of international airlines in ETS

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • European Union, USA
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  • January 8 2012

The European Union’s Court of Justice ruled December 21 that an attempt by United States airline operators to avoid inclusion in the EU’s Emissions Trading System is invalid and not justified by international law or specific agreements between the two parties

Inclusion of U.S. airlines in EU scheme objected

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • European Union, USA
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  • January 8 2012

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

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

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

Transportation Secretary queried on airlines and EU carbon caps

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • European Union, USA
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  • June 10 2012

At a June 6 hearing of the Senate Commerce Committee, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood was questioned about whether the Administration would support Senator John Thune’s (R-SD) legislation to prohibit American airlines from participating in the European Union’s Emissions Trading System

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

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