Pesticide-maker fiddles; officials burn

When Dow Agrosciences filed a NAFTA lawsuit against the Government of Canada in March of this year, it seemed the government was in for a battle.

Luke Eric Peterson
Published: Wednesday, 12/02/2009 12:00 am EST

When Dow Agrosciences filed a NAFTA lawsuit against the Government of Canada in March of this year, it seemed the government was in for a battle. Dow complained that a Quebec ban on the use of cosmetic lawn pesticides harmed the company's bottom line and breached NAFTA protections owed to US investors.

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