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

"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 RahallWest Virginia is no longer Clinton country Solution needed: Rail congestion is stifling economic growth Lobbying World MORE (D-W.Va.), Aviation subcommittee Chairman Tom PetriTom PetriDozens of former GOP lawmakers announce opposition to Trump Dem bill would make student loan payments contingent on income Black box to combat medical malpractice MORE (R-Wis.) and ranking subcommittee Rep. Jerry Costello (D-Ill.).