Wednesday, July 06, 2011
EPA Seeks to Adopt Emission Standards for Aircraft
Comments will be accepted for 60 days after the date that the proposal is published in the Federal Register. (EPA)
The Obama administration opposes the European Union's plans to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from airplanes. The 27-country bloc's plan to regulate airline emissions at talks in Oslo under EU law, requires any airline operating to or from an EU airport after January 1 to participate in the bloc's cap-and-trade system.
The Obama administration opposes the plan on grounds of jurisdiction, imprecision in the program's rules
and other issues. (Read More)