DHS Waives Environmental Laws For Border Wall Construction

Aug 1, 2017
Originally published on August 1, 2017 6:41 pm

The Department of Homeland Security announced Tuesday that it would waive environmental and other laws to ensure the "expeditious construction" of barriers and roads near the U.S.-Mexico border in the San Diego region. Environmentalists have warned that extending the border wall could damage ecosystems and threaten wildlife habitats.

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