By Benjamin Goad - 01/15/14 09:01 AM EST
The Obama administration is relaxing its demands that a major international trade pact include strong global protections for the environment, The New York Times reports.
“As it stands now, the documents, viewed by The New York Times, show that the disputes could undo key global environmental protections,” Davenport writes.
Reportedly in jeopardy are mandatory pollution control requirements, logging regulations and a ban on harvesting sharks’ fins.
Check out the complete New York Times Story here.