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World’s airlines want global carbon market regs

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

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

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

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

LAX to eliminate free EV parking

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

Airline emission limits

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • European Union
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  • April 1 2013

On March 28, Felix Leinemann, a transportation counselor for the European Union delegation in the U.S., said the European Commission wants the

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
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  • 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

EU delay aviation inclusion

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • European Union
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  • March 4 2013

On February 26, the European Parliament's Environment Committee voted 50-0 to back the European Commission's "stop the clock" proposal on the