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Latest European Union Emission Trading Scheme Stories

2012-02-20 08:22:00

LONDON, Feb. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of regulated global futures exchanges, clearing houses and over-the-counter (OTC) markets, today announced that the UK's financial regulator, the Financial Services Authority (FSA) has authorised ICE Futures Europe to operate as a Recognised Auction Platform (RAP). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090727/CL51999LOGO ) The status of Recognised Auction Platform will allow ICE...

2012-02-08 06:03:00

LONDON, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of global regulated futures exchanges, clearing houses and over-the-counter (OTC) markets, today announced that ICE Futures Europe will introduce futures contracts on European Union Aviation Allowances (EUAAs) on February 27, 2012, subject to regulatory approval. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090727/CL51999LOGO ) One EUAA represents an entitlement for airline companies, which...

2012-01-09 03:50:00

LONDON, Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OAG, the global leader in aviation intelligence and a UBM Aviation brand, today released the latest in its series of Aviation Market Reports. This new report explores the implications of the European Union's Emissions Trading Scheme for the aviation industry. Airlines operating flights within Europe become subject to the EU ETS initiative this month, January 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110908/NY64578LOGO) The extension of the...

2011-12-21 07:04:00

LONDON, Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IntercontinentalExchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of regulated global futures exchanges, clearing houses and over-the-counter (OTC) markets, has been recognised as "best exchange" in four categories by Environmental Finance and Carbon Finance Magazine in its 12th Carbon Finance Annual Market Survey. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090727/CL51999LOGO ) ICE Futures Europe was voted "best exchange" for its European emissions...

2011-12-21 07:34:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today issued the following statement regarding the decision of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on the A4A legal challenge to the unilateral application of the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) to international aviation. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111201/DC15444LOGO) "Today's court decision further isolates the...

2011-12-07 16:40:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, formerly known as the Air Transport Association, today commended Senator John Thune (R-S.D.) for introducing a bill that would prohibit U.S. aircraft operators from participating in the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) because the scheme violates international law and U.S. sovereignty. The legislation would also seek to hold operators...

2011-10-06 05:18:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today issued the following statement in response to the preliminary opinion issued by the Advocate General in the European Court of Justice regarding the lawsuit challenging the unilateral application of the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) to international aviation (Case C-366/10 Air Transport Association). "The...

2011-07-27 10:13:00

WASHINGTON, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, said today that the illegal European Union (EU) Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) could cost the U.S. airline industry more than $3 billion through 2020, if the extraterritorial cap-and-trade requirements are implemented as planned next year. "The EU ETS violates international law, including the sovereignty of the United States...

2011-07-20 11:48:00

House Leaders Agree Scheme Is Illegal, Infringes on U.S. Sovereignty WASHINGTON, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today commended House leaders for proposing a bill that declares the application of the European Union (EU) Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) to aviation inconsistent with international law, and directs the Department of Transportation to prohibit U.S. carriers...

2011-07-05 11:52:00

WASHINGTON, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today in the European Court of Justice (ECJ), called for the European Union application of an Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) to be dismissed and declared illegal. The ATA, which brought the action on behalf of all of its members, said in its argument that aviation greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions should be regulated on a global...