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Senate Votes to Fast Track Polluting Trade Deals


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Senate Votes to Fast Track Polluting Trade Deals

WASHINGTON - The Senate filed cloture on the Hatch-Wyden Trade Promotion Authority bill by a vote of 62-38. The bill would grant President Obama power to send signed trade agreements to Congress for votes with limited debate and no amendments.

Friends of the Earth Climate and Energy Campaigner Luísa Abbott Galvão had the following response to today’s vote:

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