Summary: S.1684 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (08/02/1991)

United States-Mexico Environmental Technology Transfer and Partnership Act - Directs the Secretary of Energy to encourage national laboratories to enter into partnerships with the Mexican Government and Mexican industry for purposes of sharing information and transferring technology to Mexico to provide for: (1) waste minimization; (2) education in environmental technology practices; and (3) environmental technology needed to meet air, water, and soil quality standards.

Requires the Secretary to encourage: (1) Mexican educational institutions to enter into partnerships with such laboratories to involve academic researchers in environmentally sound manufacturing; (2) national laboratories to enter into partnerships with Mexican industry that take advantage of expertise in environmentally sound manufacturing developed at such laboratories; and (3) the exchange of scientists and engineers among such laboratories and Mexican educational institutions and industry to facilitate the transfer of ideas and technology.

Authorizes appropriations.