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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


Coalition calls for better enforcement of lithium air transportation rules
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • June 26 2011

In a June 17 letter to Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, a coalition of concerned companies called for more stringent enforcement of international and domestic safety standards for the shipping of lithium batteries


EU stands firm on airlines
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • November 13 2011

European Climate Commissioner Connie Hedegaard said November 10 that the EU has no Plan B for requiring all airlines flying in and out of EU airspace to participate in its carbon trading scheme


Aviation biofuels partnership
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Global
  • March 25 2012

European-based Airbus, U.S. manufacturer Boeing, and Brazil’s Embraer signed a memorandum of understanding March 21 at the Aviation and Environment Summit in Geneva pledging to work together on the development of drop-in, affordable biofuels


Global aviation emissions negotiations
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union, Global
  • March 25 2012

Speaking at the annual Aviation and Environment Summit March 21, Mary Veronica Tovsak-Pleterski, director for European and International Carbon Markets with the European Commission’s Directorate General for Climate Action, said that the European Union is ready to secure a global deal on reducing air transit emissions, but that it will not suspend application of its Emissions Trading System to encourage a multilateral solution


EPA proposed rule would set standards for nitrogen oxides from aircraft engines
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • July 5 2011

On July 6, EPA released a proposed rule setting nitrogen oxides emissions standards for gas turbine engines in aircraft


EU judges hear U.S. airlines’ worries about inclusion in emissions trading
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union, USA
  • July 5 2011

On July 5, lawyers for EU member states and the bloc's institutions told the Court of Justice of the European Union that the inclusion of U.S. airlines in the European Union's Emissions Trading System (ETS) is legal


US airlines environmentalism questioned
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • May 15 2011

The Environmental Defense Fund, the Sierra Club, and several other environmental groups sent a letter to American Airlines and United Continental Holdings Inc May 11 criticizing the US airlines for touting voluntary initiatives to reduce their carbon footprint and other environmentally friendly efforts while battling the European Union's plan to bring the industry into its carbon trading scheme


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


Aviation emissions negotiations
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Global
  • December 23 2012

The High-level Group on International Aviation and Climate Change met December 12-13 in Montreal for the first round of discussions on forming a global