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Biden Administration Waives Environmental Laws for Border Wall Construction

The Biden administration is waiving 26 laws, including major environmental statutes, to facilitate the construction of a new section of border wall between the U.S. and Mexico.

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the move by Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas in a Federal Register Notice.

Mayorkas deemed it “necessary to waive certain laws… in order to ensure the expeditious construction of barriers and roads in the vicinity of the international land border in Starr County, Texas.”

Read the source article at The Hill

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