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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

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

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

European Parliament backs deal reached with European Council to cap aircraft emissions from 2012

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • European Union
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  • July 15 2008

The European Union originally unveiled its plans to extend the scope of its emissions trading scheme (EU ETS) to the aviation industry in 2005

EU ETS Airlines in unified registry

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • European Union
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  • February 5 2012

The European Commission announced January 30 that airlines covered under the European Union Emissions Trading System can now open accounts to track their emissions allowances in a unified registry

Flying free of the ETS: EU won't include international flights in its ETS (for now)

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia, European Union
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  • November 22 2012

For now, Australian international flights will not be subject to a carbon price, either in Australia, or the EU

Airline carbon tax put on hold

  • Russell McVeagh
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  • European Union, New Zealand
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  • November 14 2012

Prime Minister John Key has welcomed the decision of the European Union to suspend for a year its plans to impose a carbon emission tax on all airlines flying to and from EU member countries