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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


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


USDA, FAA aviation biofuels collaboration
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 22 2013

On April 15, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of Transportation's Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced a five


Delta efficiency and emissions
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • March 4 2013

On February 28, Delta Airlines announced that it will begin retrofitting existing planes to reduce weight and increase fuel efficiency. Delta is


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


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


Transportation Secretary queried on airlines and EU carbon caps
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union, USA
  • June 10 2012

At a June 6 hearing of the Senate Commerce Committee, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood was questioned about whether the Administration would support Senator John Thune’s (R-SD) legislation to prohibit American airlines from participating in the European Union’s Emissions Trading System


Upcoming hearings
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • May 27 2012

The House Rules Committee meets May 30 to consider the FY2013 energy and water spending bill