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Good Neighbor Environmental Board 2018 Advice Letter

This letter of the GNEB summarized the socio-economic context of the U.S. border region with Mexico. Distinct energy systems of Texas and California have been noted along with connections to energy systems in Mexico. U.S.-Mexico energy trade and investment interactions have been discussed in the face of two significant changes. First are the energy, trade, and investment provisions of the USMCA. Second, are the unfolding elements of Mexican energy policy and regulations under the new administration of President López Obrador. Given the dynamic nature of the bilateral energy trade, the GNEB will follow elements outlined in this letter and will include a robust analysis with specific recommendations for federal agencies in its report that will be delivered in December 2019.

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