Agency To Explain Border Fence Construction

From Our CBS Music Web Sites

453641528 10 Agency To Explain Border Fence ConstructionAdorbale Baby Animals To Put A Smile On Your Face

150725619 10 Agency To Explain Border Fence ConstructionHot Models In Glasses

 alt=Musicians Then And Now II

452359780 10 Agency To Explain Border Fence ConstructionMissing Summer?

87222728 Agency To Explain Border Fence Construction8 Reasons to Have A Good Love Life

sx Agency To Explain Border Fence Construction Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

RIO GRANDE CITY (AP) – Officials from a U.S. agency that monitors the U.S.-Mexico border are to explain why they’re allowing construction of border fence segments in the Rio Grande flood plain.

The explanation will come at a South Texas citizen forum Wednesday evening in Rio Grande City.

Earlier this year, the U.S. side of the International Boundary and Water Commission withdrew its objection to border fence construction in the flood plain, finding it wouldn’t obstruct the flow of the Rio Grande significantly.

The decision potentially affects about seven miles of fencing planned in the flood plain. U.S. Customs and Border Protection says there are no immediate plans to build the segments because funding doesn’t exist, but Mexico argues the fencing would violate a treaty and deflect floodwaters to its side of the river.

(© Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Also Check Out: