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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
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  • 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

EU-emissions trading scheme for the aviation industry

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • September 3 2012

The EU ETS (implemented by way of Directive 200387EC) was introduced to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 8 below 1990 levels under the Kyoto Protocol

South Korea airline emissions down

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • South Korea
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  • July 8 2012

South Korea’s Ministry of Land, Transport, and Maritime Affairs issued a plan June 29 guiding airlines to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent from business as usual levels by 2050

Airline emissions legislation

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • 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

Aviation to be included in EU ETS

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • European Union
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  • November 20 2008

European Union governments have given their formal approval to include aviation in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme

Transport Sector Update: Aviation - The EU Emissions Trading System - making airline operators pay

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • European Union
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  • February 9 2012

For the first time, aviation emissions from 2012 have to be covered by EU ETS allowances or project credits

EU-ETS special report

  • Stephenson Harwood LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • December 13 2013

The statements made by representatives of the European Commission welcoming the resolution by the ICAO Assembly on 4 October 2013 to implement a

ICAO emissions reductions efforts

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