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Free carbon allowances for airlines
  • Mintz Levin
  • European Union
  • October 2 2011

The European Commission finalized a method September 26 to assign free carbon allowances to airlines that must participate in the European Union’s Emissions Trading System beginning in 2012


House exempts U.S. airlines
  • Mintz Levin
  • European Union, USA
  • October 30 2011

The House approved legislation (H.R. 2594) October 24 that would prohibit U.S. airlines from participating in the European Union emissions trading scheme, which is scheduled to take effect for airlines this January


EU judges hear U.S. airlines’ worries about inclusion in emissions trading
  • Mintz Levin
  • 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


EU negotiator opposes US aviation policy
  • Mintz Levin
  • 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


European Parliament ratifies ETS airlines deferral
  • Mintz Levin
  • European Union, Global
  • April 22 2013

On April 16, the European Parliament approved a proposal to delay the introduction of international airline's into the Emissions Trading System (ETS


EU Council finalizes intercontinental flight delay
  • Mintz Levin
  • 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


Energy & environment update February 3, 2014 - international
  • Mintz Levin
  • 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


EU airline decision unchanged
  • Mintz Levin
  • European Union, USA
  • January 22 2012

The European Commission sent a letter January 16 to U.S. Secretaries of State and Transportation asserting that it will not change its decision to include U.S. airlines in the European Union Emissions trading System


U.S. exemption to EU ETS airline reg
  • Mintz Levin
  • 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


Global aviation emissions negotiations
  • Mintz Levin
  • 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