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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


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


Aircraft lead regulation urged
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • March 11 2012

Friends of the Earth filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia March 7 to compel the Environmental Protection Agency to respond to a 2006 petition asking the agency to find that lead from general aviation aircraft endangers public health and the environment and should be regulated


FAA looking for unleaded airline fuel
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 17 2013

The Federal Aviation Administration issued a request for fuel proposals on June 10, asking fuel producers to design a new, unleaded aviation fuel


Airlines identify alternative fuel supply issues
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • May 28 2013

The Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative announced at an International Civil Aviation Organization May 15 symposium that the industry has


Russia to ameliorate rising air travel costs
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Russia
  • January 29 2012

Russia’s transportation minister promised last week to introduce measures to reduce the price of international flights for Russians to compensate for the European Union’s January 1 inclusion of global airlines in its greenhouse gas Emissions Trading System


ICAO meeting begins
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Global
  • September 30 2013

The International Civil Aviation Organization Assembly began its 38th meeting in Montreal on September 24. The 191 member states are expected to


USDA praises Midwest Aviation Biofuel Report
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • July 8 2013

Acting Agriculture Undersecretary for Rural Development Doug O'Brian praised on July 2 a recent Midwest Aviation Sustainable Biofuels Initiative


Committee approves airline EU emissions exemption
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union, USA
  • 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


Possible Chinese exemption from EU airline emissions scheme
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • China, European Union
  • April 29 2012

On April 26, European Union Climate Action Commissioner Connie Hedegaard said the EU will assess whether a recent modification to China's air passenger charges, replacing passenger fees paid into an airport construction fund with fees paid into a civil aviation development fund, would exempt Chinese airlines from the EU Emissions Trading System