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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

Air rules delay passes house committee

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 20 2012

The House Energy and Commerce Committee approved legislation (H.R. 4471) May 17 that would delay three Environmental Protection Agency air pollution regulations, clearing the bill for consideration by the full House in late June

Airline emissions legislation

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
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  • September 23 2012

The Senate passed a bill (S. 1956) by unanimous consent September 22 that would prohibit the European Union from including American airlines in its CO2 emissions trading system

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

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • 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

Legislation requires sea rise plans

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

The California Assembly approved (42-27) a bill (A.B. 752) June 1 that would require airports in coastal areas and container ports to plan for rising sea levels

EU airline decision unchanged

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

Jet engine nox rule

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • 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

USDA, FAA aviation biofuels collaboration

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • April 22 2013

On April 15, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of Transportation's Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced a five

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

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