Calling the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) “costly” and “illegal,” the US House of Representatives on Monday voted overwhelmingly for the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Prohibition Act of 2011, which effectively forbids its carriers from participating in the EU ETS. The bill also instructs US officials to negotiate or “take any action necessary” to ensure US aviation operators are not penalized by “any unilaterally ...

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