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EU negotiator opposes US aviation policy
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA, European Union
  • 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


No air hazard
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • August 19 2012

Affirming earlier agency determinations, the Federal Aviation Administration issued a determination August 15 that the proposed Cape Wind project of 130 turbines poses no hazard for air navigation


Airline emissions legislation
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • September 23 2012

The Senate passed a bill (S. 1956) by unanimous consent September 22 that would prohibit the European Union from including American airlines in its CO2 emissions trading system


Legislation shields U.S. airlines from EU ETS
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union, USA
  • August 5 2012

The Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee unanimously approved legislation (S. 1956) July 31 to bar the European Union from extending its Emissions Trading System to American airlines after Senator John Thune (R-SD) added language supporting a global approach to curbing the sector’s greenhouse gas emissions


Airlines seek government action against EU ETS
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA, European Union
  • August 5 2012

A coalition of American airlines and aviation industry organizations sent a letter July 30 to the departments of State and Treasury asking them to take action to reverse the European Union’s decision to include aviation greenhouse gas emissions in its Emissions Trading System


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


FAA reauth restricts battery transport
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • February 5 2012

House and Senate leadership released details February 1 of an agreement on a long-term Federal Aviation Administration reauthorization bill, which includes language to restrict federal regulations on the transport of lithium-ion batteries


Legislation introduced
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • July 24 2011

On July 20, Rep. John Mica (R-FL) and Rep. Nick Rahall (D-WV) introduced the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Prohibition Act of 2011 (H.R. 2594) seeking to negate the EU’s attempt to limit GHG emissions from international flights


Court says EPA endangerment finding for aircraft ‘compulsory step’ in process
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • July 5 2011

On July 5, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia won’t dismiss a lawsuit seeking to compel the EPA to make an endangerment finding for GHG emissions from aircraft, saying the finding is a “compulsory step” in determining whether the emissions pose a threat to the environment