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Republican lawmakers are calling on the Interior Department to stop
charging what they describe as "extortion" money from the Border Patrol --
millions of under-the-radar dollars meant to cover environmental damage
stemming from their everyday duties along the U.S.-Mexico border.
The Department of Homeland Security, which houses the Border Patrol,
last year signed a deal with Interior -- the administrator of America's
parklands -- to cough up $50 million for environmental "mitigation"
needed in the wake of the construction of a border fence. That was
after DHS had already spent or committed millions more for expected
environmental damage caused by the Border Patrol over the years.
Originally posted by Gmoneycricket
And here is pics of what the illegals are doing in damage also.
The United States By not Securing our border is letting the whole area get trashed.
[edit on 21-6-2010 by Gmoneycricket]