Lisa & Ian Murray seamus at
Sun Nov 28 12:25:48 PST 1999

The person most likely to help you on this one is Bruce Rich, at the Environmental Defense Fund in Wash. DC. He's the author of Mortgaging the Earth which contains pretty lengthy excerpts from Lutzenberger's response. The phone # is 202-387-3500.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-lbo-talk at
> [mailto:owner-lbo-talk at]On Behalf Of Doug Henwood
> Sent: Sunday, November 28, 1999 10:54 AM
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> Subject: Fwd: lutzenburger/summers
> [A lurker writes...]
> I was wondering whether you or possibly the frighteningly well informed
> participants on the LBO list (on which I am a frequent lurker) might be
> able to help me out. I am trying to track down the complete text of
> former Brazilian environmental minister Jose Lutzenburger's letter in
> response to Lawrence Summers notorious world bank memo of 1991 where
> Summers waxes poetic on the subject of dumping toxic waste in the LDCs.
> Web and Nexis searches have so far yielded nothing.

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