Governor Anibal Acevedo-Vila, written Responses to Questions submitted by Senator Craig (R-ID), Senate Energy Committee, November 15, 2006, pp. 49-51.Q: Can you identify any Member of congress or other federal official who has said that the “Development of the Commonwealth” proposal is viable?
A: (No names were provided; response was limited to criticism of the President’s Task Force Report.)
Q. In the past some of your colleagues have proposed that Puerto Rico be exempted from environmental laws. What laws do you believe should not apply to Puerto Rico?
A. I do not believe that this written question and answer process is the right forum to discuss the full panoply of laws that should not apply to Puerto Rico.