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EU ETS airline challenges
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union, USA
  • 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


Airline emissions legislation
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • 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


No air hazard
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • August 19 2012

Affirming earlier agency determinations, the Federal Aviation Administration issued a determination August 15 that the proposed Cape Wind project of 130 turbines poses no hazard for air navigation


Legislation shields U.S. airlines from EU ETS
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union, USA
  • August 5 2012

The Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee unanimously approved legislation (S. 1956) July 31 to bar the European Union from extending its Emissions Trading System to American airlines after Senator John Thune (R-SD) added language supporting a global approach to curbing the sector’s greenhouse gas emissions


Airlines seek government action against EU ETS
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA, European Union
  • August 5 2012

A coalition of American airlines and aviation industry organizations sent a letter July 30 to the departments of State and Treasury asking them to take action to reverse the European Union’s decision to include aviation greenhouse gas emissions in its Emissions Trading System


Cape wind safety determination questioned
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • July 22 2012

Representatives Darrell Issa (R-CA) and John Mica (R-FL) sent a letter July 17 to the Federal Aviation Administration finding that its determination that a proposed wind farm off the Massachusetts coast would not interfere with air travel may have been based on political considerations rather than safety


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


Legislation prohibits US airline inclusion in EU ETS
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union, USA
  • November 18 2012

The House passed the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Prohibition Act of 2011 (S. 1956) November 13 to prohibit United States airlines from participating in a European Union plan to include international airlines in its Emissions Trading System for greenhouse gas emissions


Energy & environment update February 3, 2014 - international
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • China, European Union, Global, USA
  • February 3 2014

China’s Ministry of Commerce released a statement January 26 stating its serious concern over the United States’ Commerce Department’s decision


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