Issues Relating to Articles 14 and 15 of the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation
analyzes recent Commission on
Environmental Cooperation (CEC) Council resolutions that limit public review and hinder the citizen submissions process of the North American Agreement on
Environmental Cooperation. The report finds that, by limiting the scope of investigation in each of the records examined, the Council jeopardized the ability of the
citizen submitters to fully expose the controversy at issue. The report also examines the Council''s decision related to the operation of Council Resolution 00-09,
which authorizes a public review of the citizen submission process....