"In a move aimed at improving national security, House
Republicans want to give the U.S. Border Patrol unprecedented authority
to ignore 36 environmental laws on federal land in a 100-mile zone
stretching along the Canadian and Mexican borders. If the
legislation is approved, the Border...
"Environmental groups are fighting a proposal that would grant U.S. Customs and Border Protection
greater authority to operate in public parks and on environmentally
protected land, saying it would circumvent regulations designed to
protect natural resources. The National Security and Federal...