Congress to pass bill opposing EU aircraft emissions rules

Will Nichols
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Latest move likely to heighten transatlantic tensions over charges for emitting CO2

The US Congress is expected to pass a bill in the coming weeks expressing its formal opposition to a new EU law requiring commercial airlines to buy carbon permits for every tonne of CO2 they emit flying...

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