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ICAO emissions reductions efforts

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • European Union, Global
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  • July 1 2012

On June 29, the International Civil Aviation Organization's Ad Hoc Working Group on Market-Based Measures is working on three options for a global, market-based system for reducing airlines' greenhouse gas emissions, in order to defuse industry and government tension over the unilateral creation of an EU aviation emissions trading system

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

Chinese, Indian airline GHGs

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • European Union
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  • May 20 2012

The European Commission said May 15 that airlines from China and India have systematically failed to comply with a requirement to provide data on their 2011 greenhouse gas emissions as part of their integration into the European Union Emissions Trading System

Possible Chinese exemption from EU airline emissions scheme

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • China, European Union
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  • April 29 2012

On April 26, European Union Climate Action Commissioner Connie Hedegaard said the EU will assess whether a recent modification to China's air passenger charges, replacing passenger fees paid into an airport construction fund with fees paid into a civil aviation development fund, would exempt Chinese airlines from the EU Emissions Trading System

EU ETS airline challenges

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • European Union, USA
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  • April 1 2012

House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman John Mica (R-FL) and U.S. airline representatives March 28 urged the administration to use an international aviation treaty to challenge the European Union’s plan to include American carriers in its Emissions Trading System

Global aviation emissions negotiations

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • European Union, Global
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  • March 25 2012

Speaking at the annual Aviation and Environment Summit March 21, Mary Veronica Tovsak-Pleterski, director for European and International Carbon Markets with the European Commission’s Directorate General for Climate Action, said that the European Union is ready to secure a global deal on reducing air transit emissions, but that it will not suspend application of its Emissions Trading System to encourage a multilateral solution

EU ETS airline regs profitable

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • European Union
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  • February 26 2012

The Center for American Progress and Climate Advisers released an analysis last week concluding that the European Union’s inclusion of airlines into its Emissions Trading System will increase airline profits

29 countries oppose airline inclusion in EU ETS

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • European Union, Global
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  • February 26 2012

The United States, China, Japan, and Russia led a group of 29 countries February 21-22 in formally declaring opposition to the European Union’s inclusion of global airlines in its greenhouse gas Emissions Trading System

EU airline rule could be altered

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • European Union
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  • February 12 2012

Jos Delbeke, director general of the European Commission’s climate department said February 7 that the International Civil Aviation Organization has a last chance to forestall the full inclusion of airlines in the European Union’s Emissions Trading System for greenhouse gases if it can agree on concrete emissions cutting measures within six to eight months

EU ETS Airlines in unified registry

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • European Union
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  • February 5 2012

The European Commission announced January 30 that airlines covered under the European Union Emissions Trading System can now open accounts to track their emissions allowances in a unified registry