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What You Need to Know About NAFTA’s Investigation into Oilsands Tailings Leaks

"Aaron Cosbey, senior associate at the International Institute for Sustainable Development and expert on environmental issues pertaining to international trade, said in an interview with DeSmog Canada that there was a great deal of opposition to the deal at the time of signing, especially from the environmental community. Much of the concern related to the expectation that a lot of low-wage work would be relocated to Mexico, with laxer environmental laws and regulations."

August 22, 2017