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PHMSA Signals Intent to Adopt ICAO Ban on Bulk Shipments of Lithium Ion Batteries as Cargo on U.S. Passenger Aircraft
  • Beveridge & Diamond PC
  • USA
  • April 11 2016

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration issued a safety advisory notice indicating that the agency may soon adopt a ban on


Understanding New Lithium Battery Transport Requirements & Emerging Developments as Safety Concerns Mount
  • Beveridge & Diamond PC
  • USA
  • February 9 2016

Growing concerns over the safety of air shipments of lithium batteries have prompted international authorities, the U.S. Federal Aviation


Maritime GHG emissions: The Paris Agreement, an IMO MRV and ‘market-based measures’ - looking forward to MEPC 69
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • Global
  • March 21 2016

Executive Summary Tackling greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) from international shipping: as the Marine Environmental Protection Committee (MEPC) of the


Aviation Emissions - what next?
  • Dentons
  • European Union, Global, USA
  • March 8 2016

Aviation and shipping account for around 5 per cent of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. So it is surprising there is no global system to


The European Commission’s aviation package 2015
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • European Union
  • February 19 2016

Whilst Europe’s share in worldwide scheduled passenger traffic is currently estimated at 27, this may change as rapid economic growth in Asia and


Recent statements highlight difficulty in achieving a global compromise on aviation emissions regulation
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • European Union, Global
  • March 26 2012

Since taking effect on January 1, 2012, the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (“EU-ETS”) has continued to be a hot button issue among the international aviation community


Aviation industry considers the use of more biofuels to cut emissions and reduce costs
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • European Union, Global
  • November 8 2011

As reported in earlier posts, non-European Union airlines may soon be subject to the EU Emissions Trading System (“ETS”


Inclusion of non-European Union aviation sector in emissions trading system does not violate international law
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • European Union
  • October 12 2011

As noted in earlier posts, beginning January 1, 2012, the European Union ("EU") plans to include the aviation sector as the second largest industry in its carbon Emissions Trading System ("ETS"


European Commission confirms that aviation sector will become second largest industry in carbon trading system
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • European Union
  • June 17 2011

As a follow-up to our October 20, 2010 post entitled “Climate Change: International Regulation of GHG Emissions From Aircraft,” on June 6, 2011 the European Commission (“EC”) confirmed its earlier March 2011 announcement that the aviation sector will become the second-largest industry in Europe’s carbon Emissions Trading System (“ETS”), behind only power generation


Update on the EU emissions trading scheme (ETS)
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • European Union
  • February 26 2014

The European Union, having previously “stopped the clock”, set out its latest position by an announcement memorandum on 16 October 2013. This stated