Trade Barriers to the Public Good

Trade Barriers to the Public Good

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Trade Barriers to the Public Good provides a detailed examination of NAFTA and AIT cases involving MMT - a chemical additive brought into Canada by the US company Ethyl Corporation Inc. When the Canadian federal government banned the importation of MMT under the Fuel Additives Act, Ethyl Corp. filed a claim under NAFTA Chapter 11 seeking US $201 million in damages. Alex Michalos uses a case study of MMT to reveal exactly how and why quasi-judicial international dispute processes provide significantly less protection for the public interest than the routine procedures for passing an ordinary Act of Parliament.about maintenance provided to various vehicle components (how many, which, and why) and about specific blends of fuels used in their tests ... A similar array of objections to the auto manufacturersa#39; most recent studies (Benson and Dana 2002) may be found in the ... In addition, the 1993 Honda Civic has a close- coupled catalyst ofthe most extreme sort (i.e., the converter is connected ... small refiners including the National Petroleum Refiners Association all recommended approval.

Title:Trade Barriers to the Public Good
Author:Alex C. Michalos
Publisher:McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP - 2008-06-01


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