Trade and the Environment

By Norine Kennedy

The New York Times

“Re “Administration Is Seen as Retreating on Environment in Talks on Pacific Trade” (news article, Jan. 15):

While the article dismisses the environmental side agreement in the North American Free Trade Agreement as “only appendices,” the agreement has resulted in two decades of cooperation to raise environmental standards and practices, the latest example being nearly half a million dollars’ worth of grants from the Environmental Protection Agency for environmental projects on both sides of the United States-Mexico border.”

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