The recommendations we propose today create clear expectations, encourage broad-based participation, and would result in enforceable public benefits that comply with legal standards.
Bush and his USDA undersecretary Mark Rey simply threw out the idea of enforceable environmental standards -- the Court was not amused: [C] ourts have rejected USDA's argument that the programmatic nature of the plan development rule necessarily means that it will have no effect on the environment or protected species.
Would you support, Senator Graham, what Senator Boxer calls enforceable benchmarks?
We have looked at the history and tried to write this legislation with that knowledge in mind, that this time we have to write a bill that's enforceable, that is funded, and that can do the job.
Yet the developing world, as you know better than I, is saying that it doesn't want whatever working group or forum is set up to even consider the idea of enforceable trade sanctions or protections.