European Parliament's Environment Committee voted on draft amendments designed to toughen the current proposals to include aviation in the EU's emissions trading scheme. Most of the proposed changes were part of the EP's first-reading amendments previously rejected by the Council. The Environment Committee agreed yesterday that all flights within, leaving or landing in EU territory will be included in the ETS from 2011, whereas the European Commission had proposed a one-year "grace" period ...

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