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Twelve Senate Dems Urge Deletion Of Customs Bill's Climate Language

July 20, 2015 at 5:29 PM
Twelve Democratic senators are calling on the conference committee for a pending customs and trade enforcement bill to delete proposed language that would prevent the United States from negotiating provisions on climate change in trade agreements, amid doubts that the conference will happen at all. In a July 17 letter to the seven Senate conferees, the Democratic lawmakers argue that the climate change language in the House-passed customs bill is “misplaced, ambiguous, and serves only to send the wrong message...

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