From the Wall Street Journal:
Congress may love taxes, but not if foreigners are taxing Americans and keeping the money. So in September the Senate passed by rare unanimous vote a bill directing the Transportation Secretary to protect U.S. carriers from the air tax if he deems it necessary, and the House followed upon returning after the election.Technorati tags: Politics news green environment economy governmentnews business epa
"The Obama Administration is firmly committed to reducing harmful carbon pollution from civil aviation both domestically and internationally," said a White House spokesman on Tuesday, but “the application of the EU [tax] to non-EU air carriers is the wrong way to achieve that objective." It's good to know there’s at least one tax this Administration doesn't like.
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