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DOI suppressed biologists’ warnings about impact of Trump’s proposed border wall, documents reveal

Federal government scientists raised red flags last year about President Trump’s proposed wall for the U.S.-Mexico border, suggesting that it could harm the habitats of imperiled species living in the ecologically diverse region. Constructing a physical barrier in southern Texas, some said, should be avoided if possible.


But a number of those concerns did not make it to border officials considering the wall’s construction.


https://www.washingtonpost.com/energy-environment/2018/12/11/interior-officials-downplayed-federal-wildlife-experts-concerns-about-trumps-border-wall-documents-show/?utm_term=.3acc164560ab

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