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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

EU aviation emissions trading opponents to meet

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • European Union
  • -
  • July 29 2012

The U.S. Departments of State and Transportation will host a meeting July 31-August 1 of 15 countries that oppose the European Union’s decision to include aviation emissions in its cap and trade system

USDA, FAA aviation biofuels collaboration

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

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

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

World’s airlines want global carbon market regs

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • Global
  • -
  • June 10 2013

The International Air Transport Association agreed to a resolution June 3 calling for a single market-based system to regulate the aviation

Lawful to include US airlines in ETS

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

EU ETS airline regs profitable

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

Committee approves airline EU emissions exemption

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