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CBP Extends Public Comment Period for Levee, Border Wall Construction

2 years 2 months 3 weeks ago Saturday, September 08 2018 Sep 8, 2018 September 08, 2018 8:07 AM September 08, 2018 in News

EDINBURG - U .S. Customs and Border Protection is seeking public input on the environmental impacts of two proposed projects.

These two projects include the design and construction of approximately 25 miles of levee border wall system in Hidalgo County and the design and construction of approximately eight miles of border wall system in Starr County, with an option for an additional four miles.

CBP is seeking information and data on potential impacts to the environment, culture, commerce and quality of life for the communities located near the sites where fence is to be constructed. Information received will inform the review of environmental impacts for the proposed projects.

Comments and information will be accepted until Tuesday, Nov. 6 by email at commentsenv@cbp.dhs.gov. Comments should reference "FY18 RGV Border Construction Projects" in the subject of the email.

Project updates and Spanish-language materials are available at their website

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