Environmental Implications of the North American Free Trade Agreement

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Michael J. Kelly

Creighton University School of Law; American Bar Association, Business Law Section; American Society of International Law

Abstract

This paper urged the Clinton Administration not to negotatiate an environmental side accord to NAFTA, but rather to re-open NAFTA and include more stringent environmental protections in the trade treaty itself for fear that a side accord would be much weaker than what was needed.

Keywords: NAFTA, North American Free Trade Agreement, environmental protection, environmental side accord, side agreement, maquiladora, Mexico

JEL Classification: K33

Suggested Citation

Kelly, Michael J., Environmental Implications of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Indiana International & Comparative Law Review, Vol. 3, p. 361, 1993. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=921238

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