Gold Firm Plans Suit Under NAFTA

Los Angeles Times | By Evelyn Iritani | August 20, 2003 Canadian mining company says California limits make its Imperial property worthless. , Times Staff writer Mining company Glamis Gold Ltd. is taking aim at tough California environmental laws by threatening to sue under an obscure provision of the North American Free Trade Agreement.

EU Officials Urge Biotech Food Changes

Associated Press | July 1, 2003 BRUSSELS, Belgium - European Union officials urged lawmakers Tuesday to approve regulations on genetically modified foods that could end an EU ban on new biotech products, but keep labels that the United States says could make the foods impossible to sell.