Wall bad for wildlife, Texas Dems say
down with his North Korean counterpart is despite his growing push for Pyongyang to return to the negotiating table with the U.S.
Tillerson said this week that such talks would have to be predicated on the North giving up its nuclear weapons aspirations and that the conditions for such talks haven’t yet been met by North Korea’s government.
The UN Security Council Saturday unanimously approved new sanctions on North Korea, including banning exports worth over $1 billion US.
McaLLEn, tex. — 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 nearly 5 km of the river levee that runs through the Santa ana national Wildlife Refuge.
the trump administration has proposed 96 km of wall construction in the Rio grande Valley, the region of farmland and border cities at the southernmost point of texas.
the u.S. House has passed a budget proposal with $1.6 billion uS in funding to start construction in South texas as well as 22 km in San diego.
advocates are concerned that the Santa ana refuge, a key sanctuary for birds and endangered wildcats, could be cut off at its northern edge by the construction of a wall, reducing visitor traffic and disrupting wildlife.
National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster speaks at the White House in Washington.