Environment

News about environmental issues relating to aircraft operations, including noise issues, emissisions, and regulations. See Fuel for biofuel.

Feb 6, 2017 - 11:10 AM
NBAA says the exemption of international operations supports the need for a global approach to emissions policy.
Feb 6, 2017 - 10:34 AM
The standard comes as a number of manufacturers have hybrid and/or electric projects underway.
Feb 1, 2017 - 11:26 AM
Swedish airline BRA flies ATR 72-600 fueled with 45-percent cooking oil
Jan 18, 2017 - 2:19 PM
The Biogenic C02 Coalition claims EPA's aircraft emissions endangerment finding is illegal because of its treatment of certain biogenic emissions.
Jan 12, 2017 - 11:12 AM
The 500-mile January 11 flight from Sydney to Melbourne, Australia, involved a diesel-powered Van's RV-9A fueled in part by plastic waste.
Dec 19, 2016 - 11:52 AM
The EU’s emissions trading scheme could resume in January for international flights, creating friction with ICAO’s developing CORSIA plan
Nov 1, 2016 - 12:07 PM
Sustainable Aviation Technology Center to pursue research in materials recycling, air travel for aging populations, workplace safety
Oct 6, 2016 - 1:07 PM
Aircraft operators that emit less than 10,000 metric tons of CO2 in international flight and aircraft weighing less than about 12,500 lbs are exempt.
Oct 3, 2016 - 10:19 AM
IBAC's Edwards offers support from bizav community for ICAO action on global market-based measures.
Sep 1, 2016 - 1:44 PM
The new Friends of the Earth report continues the pressure on EPA as it anticipates release of endangerment finding on leaded avgas in 2018.