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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

$2.5 million for airport baggage EVs

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • April 29 2012

The Department of Energy announced April 25 up to $2.5 million available this year to demonstrate and deploy fuel cell electric vehicles for transporting passenger baggage at major American airports

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

Li-Ion battery transport restrictions approved

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 12 2012

The Senate approved a Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill (H.R. 658, 75-20) February 6 containing a provision to restrict federal regulations on the air transport of lithium batteries

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

Cape wind safety determination questioned

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

Representatives Darrell Issa (R-CA) and John Mica (R-FL) sent a letter July 17 to the Federal Aviation Administration finding that its determination that a proposed wind farm off the Massachusetts coast would not interfere with air travel may have been based on political considerations rather than safety

LAX to eliminate free EV parking

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • January 6 2013

Los Angeles International Airport announced last week that it would end a free parking incentive offered to electric vehicle owners in March. The program

US airlines environmentalism questioned

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • May 15 2011

The Environmental Defense Fund, the Sierra Club, and several other environmental groups sent a letter to American Airlines and United Continental Holdings Inc May 11 criticizing the US airlines for touting voluntary initiatives to reduce their carbon footprint and other environmentally friendly efforts while battling the European Union's plan to bring the industry into its carbon trading scheme

FAA reauth restricts battery transport

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 5 2012

House and Senate leadership released details February 1 of an agreement on a long-term Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill, which includes language to restrict federal regulations on the transport of lithium-ion batteries

Energy & environment update February 3, 2014 - international

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • China, European Union, Global, USA
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  • February 3 2014

China’s Ministry of Commerce released a statement January 26 stating its serious concern over the United States’ Commerce Department’s decision