House Urges USTR To Keep Ecuador Trade Benefits

Law360, New York (December 16, 2009, 2:56 PM EST) -- Members of the U.S. House of Representatives have urged the U.S. trade representative not to cancel trade benefits to Ecuador despite questions Chevron Corp. — involved in a multibillion-dollar environmental lawsuit with the country — has raised about compliance with a trade program.

A coalition of 26 House members led by Rep. Linda Sanchez, D-Calif., submitted a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk on Wednesday, two days after the House voted to extend for one year the Generalized System of Preferences and the Andean Trade...
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