Lawmakers to try to block European Union carbon-trading requirement for airlines

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"Committee members will detail the bill’s provisions that challenge European Union plans to impose a costly fee or emissions credit purchase on any civil aviation operators arriving or departing EU airports," the transportation committee said in an announcement Tuesday.

The press conference Wednesday will be attended by Committee Chairman John Mica (R-Fla.), ranking Democrat Rep. Nick RahallNick RahallLikely W.Va. Senate GOP rivals spar in radio appearances West Virginia is no longer Clinton country Solution needed: Rail congestion is stifling economic growth MORE (D-W.Va.), Aviation subcommittee Chairman Tom PetriTom PetriCombine healthcare and tax reform to bring out the best in both Overnight Tech: Internet lobby criticizes GOP privacy bill | Apple sees security requests for user data skyrocket | Airbnb beefs up lobbying Dozens of former GOP lawmakers announce opposition to Trump MORE (R-Wis.) and ranking subcommittee Rep. Jerry Costello (D-Ill.).