Green Groups Slam Leaked Pacific Trade Pact Provisions

Law360, New York (January 15, 2014, 4:55 PM EST) -- Anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks on Wednesday released what it said was a draft of the Trans-Pacific Partnership's environmental section, prompting harsh criticism from green groups that argue the proposed trade agreement's provisions aren't strong enough.

WikiLeaks released a 23-page document that the group says is a leaked draft of the TPP's environmental chapter, as well as a four-page document described as a report from the chairs of the TPP countries' environmental working group. The documents are both dated Nov. 24, around the time chief negotiators for the...
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