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Trump Administration Pushes Ahead on Prototype Wall Without Environmental Review, Public Input

For Immediate Release, August 31, 2017 Contact: Brian Segee, (805) 750-8852, [email protected] Trump Administration Pushes Ahead on Prototype Wall Without Environmental Review, Public Input Contractors Chosen for Wall That Will Hurt Wildlife, Local Communities TUCSON, Ariz. — The Trump administration today selected four companies to build border-wall prototypes near San Diego, Calif., moving forward with a reckless project that endangers critical wildlife habitat, hurts communities and ignores public input. The Department of Homeland Security has exempted itself from environmental and other laws to rush construction of the prototypes and replacement border walls. The Center for Biological Diversity plans to challenge the waiver in court. “Trump’s border wall obsession is spinning out of control,” said Brian Segee, a senior attorney with the Center. “These prot...

Full article: http://www.biologicaldiversity.org/news/press_releases/20...

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