Agreement reached about environmental impact of border wall



An agreement to begin remediations of the border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border has been reached between three environmental groups. Though most construction has stopped, the Biden administration is allowing some parts of the wall to be built in Texas and California. Environmental advocacy groups would prefer the federal government to spend more money on ways to correct damage done to wildlife corridors, ease erosion and restore the Roosevelt Reservation to its original desert habitat as much as possible.


In 2019 and 2020, suits were filed against the Trump administration by the Center for Biological Diversity, the Animal Legal Defense Fund and the Defenders of Wildlife, which challenged the method of acquiring funds from the Department of Defense.


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