Environment

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

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.
Jul 25, 2016 - 12:29 PM
The agency issued findings that aircraft emissions contribute to air pollution that endangers public health and welfare.
Jul 12, 2016 - 9:45 AM
The goal of the journey is to showcase the possibilities of clean technology and renewable energy in aviation.
Jul 11, 2016 - 3:40 AM
A new partnership between Boeing and Embraer will see a fourth platform join the program.
Jun 28, 2016 - 11:57 AM
Central issue in the case is whether the Airport Noise and Capacity Act of 1990 (ANCA) continues to apply at the airport.