US environmentalists oppose world trade deal

Joyce, C.
February 1992
New Scientist;2/15/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1808, p16
Reveals that a coalition of consumer and environmental pressure groups in the United States are fighting to have the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) either rewritten or buried. They say the draft agreement could undermine American laws governing pesticides, nutritional labelling of food products, cancer-causing chemicals in food and several environmental laws. What they find wrong within the agreement; Some environmental activists view this as protectionism.


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