US President Barack Obama signed into law on Tuesday legislation that enables the country’s transportation secretary to “prohibit” US airlines from participating in the European Union’s (EU) Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS). After the European Commission (EC) agreed earlier this month to temporarily suspend the ETS for flights to/from the EU (ATW Daily News, Nov. 23), the US House of Representatives went ahead and cleared the anti-ETS bill passed by the Senate in ...

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