Council Resolution 97-03

Distribution:  General

C/97-00/RES/01/Rev.3

ORIGINAL:  ENGLISH

Pittsburgh, June 12, 1997

Transboundary Environmental Impact Assessment

THE COUNCIL HEREBY DECIDES THAT:

The Parties, building upon the work of the North American Intergovernmental Group on Transboundary Environmental Impact Assessment agree to complete a legally-binding agreement consistent with their obligations under Article 10(7) of the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation by April 15, 1998.  This agreement shall include, inter alia, provisions on assessment of transboundary environmental impacts, notification to the potentially affected Party, consideration of mitigation measures, and public participation.

 

APPROVED BY THE COUNCIL:

(S) Fred Hansen

                                                           

Fred Hansen

Government of the United States of America

 

(S) Gabriel Quadri de la Torre

                                                           

Gabriel Quadri de la Torre

Government of the United Mexican States

 

(S) John A. Fraser

                                                           

John A. Fraser

Government of Canada

Transboundary Environmental Impact Assessment