A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regulation on carbon pollution from aircraft has gone to the White House for review, the last step before the EPA can release the draft for public comment.
The EPA announced last September that it would study whether to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from the country’s $200 billion per year commercial airline industry. “The EPA’s research process will also determine the role that the United States should play in efforts by the United Nations’ International Civil Aviation Organization,” The Hill reports.
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The draft is expected to be released in May.
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