Trade and Environment Policy Advisory Committee (TEPAC)
CHARTER OF THE TRADE AND ENVIRONMENT
POLICY ADVISORY COMMITTEE
DUTIES, FUNCTIONS AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS
The Committee shall be designated as the Trade and Environment Policy Advisory Committee.
The Committees objectives and the scope of its activity are as follows:
The Committee will provide the U.S. Trade Representative with policy advice on issues involving trade and the environment. It is anticipated that the U.S. Trade Representative will share the advice received with other relevant agencies interested in the subject matter.
The Committee shall at the conclusion of negotiations for each trade agreement referred to in Section 102 of the Act, provide to the President, to Congress, and to the U.S. Trade Representative a report on such agreement which shall include an advisory opinion on whether and to what extent the agreement promotes the interests of the United States.
|Joseph G. Block||Venable LLP|
|Kitty Block||The Humane Society International|
|Jennifer Haverkamp||Environmental Defense Fund|
|Rhoda Karpatkin||Consumers Union|
|Naotaka Matsukata||FairWinds Partners LLC|
|Peter Robinson||U.S. Council for International Business|
|James Salzman||Nicholas Institute,Duke University|
|Jeffrey J. Schott||Peterson Institute for International Economics|
|Andrew F. Sharpless||Oceana|
|John P. Smirnow||King & Spalding LLP|
|Frances B. Smith||Competitive Enterprise Institute|
|William J. Snape, III||Center for Biological Diversity|
|Alexander Van Bismarck||Environmental Investigation Agency, Inc.|
|Durwood Zaelke||Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development|