Trade Barriers to the Public Good: Free Trade and Environmental Protection

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Trade Barriers to the Public Good: Free Trade and Environmental Protection

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780773533806
  • Publisher: McGill-Queens University Press
  • Publication date: 6/1/2008
  • Pages: 432
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 8.93 (h) x 1.04 (d)

Meet the Author

Alex C. Michalos is chancellor of the University of Northern British Columbia and winner of the SSHRC Gold Medal for Achievement in Research and the Secretary of State's Prize for Excellence in Interdisciplinary Research in Canadian Studies.
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Table of Contents

1 Introduction 3

2 Philosophical Foundations and Method 11

3 Globalization, Democracy, and Federalism 30

4 Motor Vehicle Technology 63

5 EPA Regulations, Company Tests, Appeals, and Judgments 76

6 Harmonization 95

7 MVMA and AIAMC Report to the House Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development 113

8 Interim Report and Minority Opinion of the Senate Standing Committee on Energy, the Environment, and Natural Resources 126

9 Commercial Arbitration 168

10 Dispute Settlement in the NAFTA and AIT 199

11 Ethyl Corporation's Claims against the Government of Canada under the NAFTA 222

12 Government of Canada's Response to Ethyl's Claims under the NAFTA and Tribunal's Award on Jurisdiction 237

13 Alberta's Claims against the Government of Canada under the AIT 255

14 Claims of the Governments of Quebec and Saskatchewan against the Government of Canada under the AIT 265

15 Government of Canada's Response to Provincial Claims under the AIT 284

16 AIT Report of the Article 1704 Panel 319

17 Conclusion 346

App. 1 Relevant Parts of the NAFTA 357

App. 2 Chronology of the MMT case 359

App. 3 Relevant Parts of the AIT 369

App. 4 Participants in the AIT Panel Hearings 374

App. 5 Copy of Letter from U.S. Corporations to U.S. Trade Representative 376

References 379

Index 403

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