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ICAO council compromises on international aviation emissions
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • Global
  • September 11 2013

Last week, the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), a permanent body comprised of thirty-six ICAO members, met in


Report pushes ICAO towards market-based measures to address international aviation emissions
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • Global
  • August 30 2013

As we have previously discussed, the 38th Session of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Assembly is set for September 24 - October


U.S. House of Representatives approves European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Prohibition Act of 2011
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA, European Union
  • November 19 2012

Last week, the United States House of Representatives approved the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Prohibition Act of 2011, which would allow aircraft operators to dodge participation in the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme.


Progress at ICAO reveals hope for a new worldwide carbon dioxide standard
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • Global
  • August 2 2012

In a major move forward in the effort to establish a worldwide carbon dioxide standard for aircraft, the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (“ICAO”) Committee on Aviation Environmental Protection unanimously approved a metric to characterize CO2 emissions, taking into consideration such influences as fuselage geometry, maximum take-off weight, and fuel-burn performance.


EPA brings NOx emissions regulations for commercial and non-commercial civilian aircraft engines in line with ICAO standards
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2012

Late last month, EPA adopted new nitrogen oxide (“NOx”) emissions standards for aircraft engines that align with international requirements previously promulgated by the International Civil Aviation Organization (“ICAO”).


ICAO's release of a draft market-based emissions reduction measure has been delayed until March 2013
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • Global
  • June 27 2012

The International Civil Aviation Organization (“ICAO”) aims to have a draft global plan to reduce aviation emissions completed by March 2013, not by the end of 2012 as previously planned.


EPA publishes nitrogen oxide emissions standards for aircraft engines in the Federal Register
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2011

As a follow-up to our July 14, 2011 post entitled “EPA Proposes Rule to Set Standards for Nitrogen Oxide Emissions From Aircraft Engines,” on July 27, 2011 the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) published the proposed rule setting nitrogen oxide emissions standards for aircraft engines in the Federal Register (76 Fed. Reg. 45,012).


EPA proposes rule to set standards for nitrogen oxide emissions from aircraft engines
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • July 14 2011

On July 6, the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) released a proposed rule to set nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions standards for aircraft engines in line with those already endorsed by the United Nations’ International Civil Aviation Organization (“ICAO”).


Climate change: international regulation of GHG emissions from aircraft
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • Global
  • October 20 2010

The Kyoto Protocol and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change specifically exclude international emissions from aviation transport from developed countries' national targets.


Laura Ford Brust
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP