"Unrealized, Unforeseen Environmental Results Of NAFTA"

"When the U.S., Canadian, and Mexican governments were negotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement back in the 1990s, environmentalists warned that it would create a race to the bottom: Countries would compete to gut environmental rules to attract businesses. But by and large, those fears were not realized. Still, the trade deal had other unforeseen environmental consequences."

Elizabeth Shogren reports for NPR's All Things Considered December 8, 2013.

SEE ALSO:

"Obama Faces Backlash Over New Corporate Powers In Secret Trade Deal" (Huffington Post)

"U.S. Deadline Looms Over Negotiations on Trans-Pacific Partnership" (AFP)

"Secret TPP Negotiations Resume in Salt Lake City" (Electronic Frontier Foundation)

Source: NPR, 12/09/2013