GOP Blasts Enviro Aid For China Amid Subsidies Row

Law360, New York (November 15, 2011, 5:37 PM EST) -- Republican lawmakers on Tuesday criticized an administration request for $4 million in funding to support environmentally focused bilateral assistance programs in China, including a partnership designed to cut greenhouse gas emissions, amid accusations against the country of illegal subsidies and lax intellectual property protections.

The U.S. Agency for International Development, which handles the federal government's foreign assistance programs, alerted Congress in September that it planned to obligate $3.95 million — on top of the $12 million figure already included in the president's budget — to fund...
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