In addition to authorizing a spending bill, the Senate has also passed a measure that would give...

|By:, SA News Editor

In addition to authorizing a spending bill, the Senate has also passed a measure that would give the transportation secretary the authority to stop U.S. airlines from complying with an EU scheme to cut carriers' carbon emissions. The bill, which now has to be reconciled with a House measure, ups the pressure on the UN's aviation organization to formulate a global alternative to the EU law.