US Senate's proposed cap-and-trade climate change legislation, formally introduced yesterday by Sens. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and John Kerry (D.-Mass.), contains more aggressive emissions reduction targets but covers aviation emissions in the same way as the House-passed version of the bill (ATWOnline, June 30), according to Air Transport Assn. VP-Environmental Affairs Nancy Young. "Sad to say, the Boxer bill did not improve on the House bill," which seeks to limit aviation CO2 emissions ...

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