Trump waives dozens of environmental rules to speed up construction of border wall

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ㅤ”The waiver excludes rules from major laws including the National Environment Policy Act, the Endangered Species Act, the Clean Water Act, the National Historic Preservation Act and the Antiquities Act, among others.
ㅤThe notice claims that the ‘El Paso Sector is an area of high illegal entry,’ citing its proximity to the city of Ciudad of Juarez, and will allow for vehicle barriers to be replaced with bollard wall for 20 miles on the border.”


Full story at The Hill, image from thehill.com (tags trump administration, white house, kirsten nielsen, nielsen, homeland security) – 1/22/18

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