CBP extends comment period regarding impact concerns over levee/border wall construction

Edinburg —U .S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is seeking public input on the environmental impacts of two proposed projects:  (1) design and construction of approximately 25 miles of levee border wall system in Hidalgo County, Texas; and (2) design and construction of approximately eight miles of border wall system in Starr County, Texas 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, November 6, 2018 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 the following web site: www.cbp.gov/about/environmental-cultural-stewardship/nepa-documents/docs-review.

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