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PRI's Environmental News Magazine

Mexico Backs Off on Tuna

Air Date: Week of October 11, 1991

Living on Earth's Peter Thomson reports on the latest maneuvering in the US-Mexico row over an import ban designed to protect dolphins killed by Mexican tuna fishing boats. Some environmentalists say the Bush administration has agreed to lobby for changes in the US Marine Mammal Protection Act in exchange for Mexico dropping its unfair-trade grievance with an international trade panel.

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