The US Senate's Environment and Public Works Committee approved a comprehensive bill that would establish a carbon emissions cap-and-trade program from 2012 governing a wide range of industries, including airlines, sending the proposed legislation to the Senate floor for a vote by the full chamber. The legislation calls for establishment of two federal boards that would set emissions limits and force airlines and other emissions producing sectors to conform. The bill's advocates, led by Sen. ...

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