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August 8, 2017

Texas wildlife refuge eyed as site for section of border wall

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — A group of Texas Democratic congressmen want more details about preliminary plans to build a section of President Donald Trump's proposed border wall through a federal wildlife refuge, saying such a move could do serious damage to the environment.

Federal officials have told landowners and local officials that they intend to build on about 3 miles (nearly 5 kilometers) of the river levee that runs through the Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge.


 
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