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Analysis: Building Trump's border wall through 3 Arizona PAs a "colossal mistake & national tragedy"

Construction of a 30ft-high section of Donald Trump’s border barrier has begun in the Organ Pipe Cactus national monument in southern Arizona, a federally protected wilderness area and Unesco-recognized international biosphere reserve.


In the face of protests by environmental groups, the wall will traverse the entirety of the southern edge of the monument. It is part of the 175 miles of barrier expansion along the US-Mexico border being funded by the controversial diversion of $3.6bn from military construction projects.


https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/sep/12/border-wall-organ-pipe-cactus-arizona