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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


Inclusion of U.S. airlines in EU scheme objected
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA, European Union
  • January 8 2012

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood sent a letter December 16 to the European Union and member states asking them to halt, delay, or suspend a plan to subject U.S. airlines to a CO2 cap and trade system that began this month


EU Council finalizes intercontinental flight delay
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • April 29 2013

On April 22, the EU Council approved a proposal to delay the inclusion of foreign flights in the Emissions Trading System (ETS), finalizing it. The


European Parliament ratifies ETS airlines deferral
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union, Global
  • April 22 2013

On April 16, the European Parliament approved a proposal to delay the introduction of international airline's into the Emissions Trading System (ETS


EU airline decision unchanged
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union, USA
  • 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


American Airlines protected from EU EST
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union, USA
  • December 2 2012

President Obama signed into law the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Prohibition Act (S. 1956) November 27 to prohibit U.S. airlines from participating in the European Union’s Emissions Trading System for greenhouse gas emissions


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


U.S. exemption to EU ETS airline reg
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union, USA
  • November 11 2012

The House will likely pass legislation on November 13 that will bar the European Union from forcing U.S. airlines to comply with its carbon dioxide Emissions Trading System


Airline emission limits
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • 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


EU negotiator opposes US aviation policy
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union, USA
  • July 29 2013

The European Parliamentarian Peter Liese, the environment committee's lead negotiator, said July 24 that the Obama Administration's efforts to reduce