Environmentalists Reject Obama’s Call For Expanded Trade Powers

Posted by Mike Confino, January 21, 2015

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Nearly 50 environmentalist organizations sent a letter Wednesday to every member of Congress, urging them to oppose granting President Barack Obama “fast-track” authority to pass new free trade deals.

The letter, signed by the Sierra Club, the National Resources Defense Council, Earthjustice and dozens of other groups, comes the morning after Obama pressed for that power in his State of the Union address.

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