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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...


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