The Separate Comments by three members of TEPAC went further,
The Separate Comments, and to some extent the TEPAC
POLICY ADVISORY COMMITTEE (TEPAC) 5 (2003) [hereinafter TEPAC REPORT ON
OF THE TRADE AND ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ADVISORY COMMITTEE (TEPAC) 5
(2003) [hereinafter TEPAC REPORT ON U.S.-CHILE FTA], available at
(272) Separate Comments of TEPAC Members Durwood Zaelke, Fred
to TEPAC REPORT ON U.S.-CHILE FTA, supra note 89, at 2 [hereinafter
Attachment 2 to the TEPAC REPORT ON U.S.-SINGAPORE, supra note 89, at 2.
(288) TEPAC REPORT ON U.S.-SINGAPORE FTA, supra note 89, at 6;
Both Ambassador Zoellick and EPA Administrator Christine Whitman quickly met with TEPAC and intend to continue the group's involvement in policy development.
The next tier, with committees such as TEPAC, provide general policy advice.
(87) As TEPAC's recommendation on the Executive Order (submitted as a public comment) explained, there is much more information on the environmental effects of trade policies in government, academia, and research institutes than one might think.