TITLE

Border-Fence Work Continues Despite Environmental Opposition

PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
ENR: Engineering News-Record;4/21/2008, Vol. 260 Issue 13, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the decision of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to issue waivers to speed up construction of the fence along the U.S.-Mexico border. It states that environmental groups critical of the agency's decision hope a U.S. Supreme Court ruling could force the DHS to study the environmental impacts of the fence. It is inferred that the fence will cut directly through wildlife conservation areas.
ACCESSION #
31981829

 

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