Trump waives dozens of environmental laws to speed construction of his wall

Two weeks ago, an anonymous official revealed that Trump intends to decimate the “crown jewel” of the national refuge system in order to build his border wall. Now, the Department of Homeland Security announced that it would disregard dozens of environmental rules in order to rush the wall construction through. Construction could start as soon as January, and workers have already been on site to prepare for the building phase.

The government is allowed to waive environmental requirements in…

from Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building http://inhabitat.com/trump-waives-dozens-of-environmental-laws-to-speed-construction-of-his-wall
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