Skip to comments.Trump admin. waives environmental safeguards to fast-track 69 miles of border wall
Posted on 05/15/2020 5:45:36 PM PDT by BeauBo
The Trump administration announced Friday that it is waiving several regulations in order to fast-track construction of nearly 70 miles of border barriers and roads in Webb and Zapata counties.
The move marks a significant step in fulfilling Trump's election-year goal to have hundreds of miles of fencing or wall in place by the end of the year. The waiver allows the Department of Homeland Security to circumvent regulations mandated in the National Environmental Policy Act, the Federal Water Pollution Control Act and the National Historic Preservation Act, among others, according to text of the notice posted in the federal register Friday.
The White House said in February its goal was to build 450 additional miles of barrier by the end of 2020. The 69 miles would be in addition to a 52-mile project also underway in Webb County, according to a Customs and Border Protection wall tracker...
The 69-mile area of the proposed project begins in Webb County at the Columbia Solidarity Bridge and extends southeast to San Ygnacio in Zapata County.
(Excerpt) Read more at ktxs.com ...
One contract, for 14 of these 69 miles was awarded last week. More should be awarded soon.
Byedone would tear these new sections down. Trump’s gotta win.
To Artcore: “EXCELLENTE”.
This 69 miles will wall off Laredo, Texas - the biggest city on the Mexican Border, that has no significant barrier.
It will be bordered in the North by another 52 mile run of new Trump-style Super Wall System, and to the South by about 30 miles of Falcon Lake, and another 100 miles of new Trump-style Super Wall System beyond that.
South Texas is going to be much, much more secure by the end of 2021.
What’s not to love about this guy?
That’s a great point that I certainly hope comes up in the fall...mr. Biden...will you tear down this wall??
Trump is sticking the dagger in. 3 1/2 years and could not take him out. Pelosi is no Mas and stays out of town.
To Artcore: EXCELLENTE.
RGV, Laredo, El Paso .... that is Democrap machine territory. Nixon lost to JFK from RGV vote fraud.
Time to finish this with a vengeance.
“environmental safeguards” another bureaucratic oxymoron.
Thanks. Posted link to here on TT thread.
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