© 2024 WFAE

Mailing Address:
8801 J.M. Keynes Dr. Ste. 91
Charlotte NC 28262
Tax ID: 56-1803808
90.7 Charlotte 93.7 Southern Pines 90.3 Hickory 106.1 Laurinburg
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

U.S.-Mexico Border Fence Wins Partial Approval

After decades of debate and delay, a controversial fence along the border between San Diego and Tijuana has been given the partial go-ahead. The House approved the fence as part of the Real ID act, passed in early February. Environmentalists and coastal regulators in California are concerned that the provision gives federal government unprecedented powers to waive environmental laws all along the border. Amy Isackson of member station KPBS reports.

Copyright 2005 NPR

Tags
United States & World Weekend Edition Saturday
Amy Isackson