Although the House removed from H.R.2454, the “American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009” (ACES), a provision that would have set carbon emissions standards for new aircraft and new aircraft engines, business aviation advocates are worried about the law’s impact on their operations.
American Clean Energy and Security Act
With Europe set to begin cap-and-trade of aviation emissions in 2012, and Congress working on legislation that would cap the greenhouse gases that have been linked to global warming, Conklin & de Decker cofounder and president Bill de Decker is sounding the alarm for just how seriously the plans could affect business aviation.
The House Energy and Commerce Committee’s draft of the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 (Aces) creates greenhouse gas emission standards for aircraft and aircraft engines.
The House Energy and Commerce Committee will hold hearings next week on the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 (Aces), which revamps energy policy and addresses climate change.