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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


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


ICAO 38th session yields framework plan
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Global
  • October 8 2013

The International Civil Aviation Organization held its 38th Assembly in Montreal September 24 through October 4. The general assembly approved a plan


World’s airlines want global carbon market regs
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Global
  • June 10 2013

The International Air Transport Association agreed to a resolution June 3 calling for a single market-based system to regulate the aviation


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


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


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


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


EU airline rule could be altered
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • February 12 2012

Jos Delbeke, director general of the European Commission’s climate department said February 7 that the International Civil Aviation Organization has a last chance to forestall the full inclusion of airlines in the European Union’s Emissions Trading System for greenhouse gases if it can agree on concrete emissions cutting measures within six to eight months


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