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A Clean Environment Is Not for Trade

By Ilana Solomon

Last week, more than 120 members of Congress sent a clear message to the United States Trade Representative: the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade pact must have a robust, fully enforceable environment chapter that addresses the core conservation challenges of the region.

The letter comes just days before officials from the 12 governments involved in the TPP began a meeting in Singapore to try to make progress on an agreement that is facing increasingly steep opposition from the American public and members of Congress.

In the letter, members of Congress recognized that while they don’t all agree on the …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green