NAFTA To Investigate Proposed Mexican Facility

NAFTA’s Secretariat of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation yesterday ruled against a request by the Government of Mexico to suspend the Secretariat’s investigation into the government’s approval of Chevron’s proposed Mar Adentro LNG terminal. Environmentalists filed a complaint in May 2005 against Mexico alleging that federal regulators violated Mexico’s environmental laws when approving the offshore regasification facility, despite environmental concerns regarding the nearby Coronado Islands.

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