LaHood Will Join Airlines to Protest EU Carbon-Emissions Limits

Watch today’s hearing live via webcast at 2:30 EST and see ALPA First VP Captain Sean Cassidy and Secretary Ray LaHood speak to Senators regarding the adverse impact of the EU-ETS on jobs and the airline industry.

From Bloomberg News:

By William McQuillen on June 06, 2012- Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today is set to join carriers including Delta Air Lines Inc. (DAL) (DAL) and AMR Corp. (AAMRQ) (AAMRQ) to protest European Union greenhouse-gas limits the U.S. companies say may cost them more than $3.1 billion by 2020.

LaHood is scheduled to testify at a Senate Commerce Committee hearing on the plan that would force U.S. airlines to account for emissions on flights to and from EU airports.

Continue reading:   http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-06-06/lahood-will-join-airlines-to-protest-eu-carbon-emissions-limits

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