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 Joe RahallWe shouldn't allow politics to impede disaster relief Break the cycle of partisanship with infant, child health care programs Clinton mulls role in 2018 midterms MORE (D-W.Va.), Aviation subcommittee Chairman Tom PetriThomas (Tom) Evert PetriBreak the cycle of partisanship with infant, child health care programs Combine 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 MORE (R-Wis.) and ranking subcommittee Rep. Jerry Costello (D-Ill.).