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Mexico's New Political Environment.

Mexico's new president, Vicente Fox, has chosen Victor Lichtinger as the country's new environment and natural resources secretary. The Stanford University--educated Lichtinger, who represented Mexico Mexico, city, Mexico
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Lichtinger said his agency will encourage economic growth through efficient use of natural resources. He also said he will work to ensure broad access to environmental information.

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 environmentalists are pleased with Lichtinger's appointment. Martha Delgado, leader of Union de Grupos Ambientalistas, believes Lichtinger has a good grasp of the environmental problems Mexico faces and is willing to work with nongovernmental groups.
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Author:Dooley, Erin E.
Publication:Environmental Health Perspectives
Date:Apr 1, 2001
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