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S.1956 European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Prohibition Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Nov 27, 2012 Became Public Law No: 112-200.

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    • Stand Up Against Aviation Pollution ! PLEASE SIGN ! ! - Care2 News ... - June 13, 2012 by Cher C. - They're even lobbying Congress to pass a bill that would make it illegal for them to participate the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Prohibition Act (S.1956). Tell your Senators to oppose S.1956 and support action ...

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      As noted by Cher C. on June 13, 2012, "They're even lobbying Congress to pass a bill that would make it illegal for them to participate the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Prohibition Act (S.1956). Tell your Senators to oppose S.1956 and support action ..." (/url?q=http://www.care2.com/news/member/100041282/3389721&sa=U&ei=OkbfT5C2CYTy2QXcqKzqBw&ved=0CC0QmAEwBA&usg=AFQjCNF7h9a-JdjFLULu7WClk05Ob9fsbA)
    • Stand Up Against Aviation Pollution ! PLEASE SIGN ! ! - Care2 News ... - June 13, 2012 by Cher C. - They're even lobbying Congress to pass a bill that would make it illegal for them to participate the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Prohibition Act (S.1956). Tell your Senators to oppose S.1956 and support action ...

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      As noted by Cher C. on June 13, 2012, "They're even lobbying Congress to pass a bill that would make it illegal for them to participate the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Prohibition Act (S.1956). Tell your Senators to oppose S.1956 and support action ..." (/url?q=http://www.care2.com/news/member/100041282/3389721&sa=U&ei=k-ndT7jyG8HH6gG--uD_Cg&ved=0CC0QmAEwBA&usg=AFQjCNH66aL2NJh9aRVkZJPR3X2cK-nGxg)
    • Stand Up Against Aviation Pollution ! PLEASE SIGN ! ! - Care2 News ... - June 13, 2012 by Cher C. - They're even lobbying Congress to pass a bill that would make it illegal for them to participate the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Prohibition Act (S.1956). Tell your Senators to oppose S.1956 and support action ...

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      As noted by Cher C. on June 13, 2012, "They're even lobbying Congress to pass a bill that would make it illegal for them to participate the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Prohibition Act (S.1956). Tell your Senators to oppose S.1956 and support action ..." (/url?q=http://www.care2.com/news/member/100041282/3389721&sa=U&ei=pqTcT-SGMMPO2wXg14WgDQ&ved=0CCQQmAEwAg&usg=AFQjCNEIWcOH72q2MEDWFa2dWkQ9rsxnpw)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • U.S. House passes superfluous bill to stop airlines from complying with EU law - November 13, 2012 by Environmental Defense Fund - ...law, is superfluous and sets a bad precedent for U.S. foreign relations, said Environmental Defense Fund. The U.S. Senate passed S.1956 in September. The European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Prohibition Act of 2011 is unnecessary because last Friday,

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      As noted by Environmental Defense Fund on November 13, 2012, "...law, is superfluous and sets a bad precedent for U.S. foreign relations, said Environmental Defense Fund. The U.S. Senate passed S.1956 in September. The European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Prohibition Act of 2011 is unnecessary because last Friday," (http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/environmentaldefense/~3/RaZ4srcZveI/us-house-passes-superfluous-bill-stop-airlines-complying-eu-law)
    • ALPA Voices Approval for Freeze of EU Emissions Trading Scheme - November 12, 2012 by Business Wire - ...of Transportation the ability to exempt US carriers from participating in the program and was strongly supported by ALPA. S.1956 is scheduled to be voted on by the House on November 13. “ICAO is and remains the proper and most appropriate venue to add

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      As noted by Business Wire on November 12, 2012, "...of Transportation the ability to exempt US carriers from participating in the program and was strongly supported by ALPA. S.1956 is scheduled to be voted on by the House on November 13. “ICAO is and remains the proper and most appropriate venue to add" (http://feeds.businesswire.com/click.phdo?i=6b82d5bc54cde6b32aa6d3fe9076c2e5)
    • Senate Committee Approves EU-ETS Prohibition Bill - July 31, 2012 by Helicopter Association International - The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee favorably reported S. 1956, the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Prohibition Act, at a markup session of the committee on July 31. The measure, introduced by Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) would allow the ...

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      As noted by Helicopter Association International on July 31, 2012, "The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee favorably reported S. 1956, the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Prohibition Act, at a markup session of the committee on July 31. The measure, introduced by Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) would allow the ..." (http://rotor.com/Publications/RotorNewssupregsup/tabid/177/newsid1237/76213/mid/1237/Default.aspx)
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