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FAA ordered to review earlier Cape Wind environmental findings

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

On October 28, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled that the Federal Aviation Administration must review potential hazards of the proposed Cape Wind project off the coast of Massachusetts after failing to follow its own internal procedures in the initial review

DOC, DOT collaborate on Buy America

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 24 2011

The Departments of Commerce and Transportation announced October 18 a partnership to target federal investments in rail, highway, and airport infrastructure to domestic manufacturers

EU airline decision unchanged

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • European Union, USA
  • -
  • January 22 2012

The European Commission sent a letter January 16 to U.S. Secretaries of State and Transportation asserting that it will not change its decision to include U.S. airlines in the European Union Emissions trading System

ICAO emissions reductions efforts

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • European Union, Global
  • -
  • 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

Court says EPA endangerment finding for aircraft ‘compulsory step’ in process

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 5 2011

On July 5, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia won’t dismiss a lawsuit seeking to compel the EPA to make an endangerment finding for GHG emissions from aircraft, saying the finding is a “compulsory step” in determining whether the emissions pose a threat to the environment

Chinese, Indian airline GHGs

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • 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

EU court confirms inclusion of international airlines in ETS

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

Alternative fuel goals reachable

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 22 2012

The Agriculture Department, in conjunction with the Boeing Company and Airlines for America, released a report January 18 finding that the Federal Aviation Administration’s target for the U.S. aviation industry to use 1 billion gallons of alternative fuel per year is 2018 is achievable, but that more investment is needed

Global aviation emissions negotiations

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • European Union, Global
  • -
  • 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

Jet engine nox rule

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 17 2012

The Environmental Protection Agency will adopt a final rule June 18 reducing nitrogen oxide emissions from certain gas turbo engines used in commercial passenger and freight aircraft