The “Environmental Goods” agreement is a project sponsored by the World Trade Organization to eliminate Trade barriers and export tariffs for goods that are beneficial to the environment. The unimpeded international trade of such goods would lead to their greater use, and therefore to a cleaner environment. The United States Trade Representative solicited comments on what should be included on the list of such goods. The FSA argued in a written response that sealing products, which are used to seal all types of equipment used in the production industrial products and thus contain harmful emissions, would fall under that category.
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Click here to see video testimony given in front of a panel of government officials from the U.S. Trade Representative’s office, Environment Protection Agency, and the U.S. Departments of State, Commerce, and Homeland Security.