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Issues Relating to Articles 14 and 15 of the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation

Authors: 
Environmental Law Institute
Date Released: 
October 2003
Issues Relating to Articles 14 and 15 of the North American Agreement on Environ

Issues Relating to Articles 14 and 15 of the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation analyzes recent Commission on Environmental Cooperation (CEC) Council resolutions that limit public review and hinder the citizen submissions process of the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation. The report finds that, by limiting the scope of investigation in each of the records examined, the Council jeopardized the ability of the citizen submitters to fully expose the controversy at issue. The report also examines the Council''s decision related to the operation of Council Resolution 00-09, which authorizes a public review of the citizen submission process.

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