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NAFTA and Environment

What is NAFTA? Why is it important to us in the U.S.?

Describe the regulatory system designed to protect the environment in the U.S. beginning in the 1970s. What were the factors that drove the implementation of these new acts?

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What is NAFTA? Why is it important to us in the U.S.?

NAFTA is the North American Free Trade Agreement, an agreement among Canada, US, and Mexico to reduce trade barriers among the three countries, as well as institute common and harmonized ways for dealing with imports from other countries. Negotiated under President Bush (41) and ratified under President Clinton, NAFTA has increased trade amongst the three countries, while also providing a ...

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We describe the regulatory system designed to protect the environment in the U.S. beginning in the 1970s and the factors that drove the implementation of these new acts? We also look at NAFTA and its importance to the US.

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