Environmental Implications of the North American Free Trade Agreement
30 Pages Posted: 31 Jul 2006
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
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