European Union environment ministers on Friday reaffirmed their conclusion that aircraft emissions are "a serious and growing problem" and supported the European Commission's recommendation to include the industry in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ATWOnline, Sept. 28) as "the best way forward." The ministers urged the EC to bring forward a legislative proposal by the end of 2006 together with an assessment providing analysis of the environmental, economic and social impacts. A 25-member ...

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