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Senate Panel Approves Bill Exempting U.S. From EU Carbon Rule

A U.S. Senate panel approved legislation that would exempt Delta Air Lines Inc. (DAL), American Airlines’ parent AMR Corp. (AAMRQ) and other carriers from European Union greenhouse-gas limits the U.S. companies say would cost the airlines more than $3.1 billion by 2020.

The Senate Commerce Committee approved the legislation today during a meeting in Washington.

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