U.S. Border Enforcement and Environmental Laws, Part 2

Witnesses testified about U.S. border security and how border patrol operations on federal lands might be impacted by environmental… read more

Witnesses testified about U.S. border security and how border patrol operations on federal lands might be impacted by environmental laws. Utah Republican Rob Bishop introduced legislation that would waive some environmental rules for Border Patrol agents when operating on public lands. At issue was the impact of border patrol vehicles, observation towers, roads and fences on national park, U.S. Forest Service, or wilderness lands. They also examined cooperation between federal agencies in implementing environmental laws in border areas, particularly in some of the less secure areas along the U.S. Southern border.  close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Jay Jensen Deputy Undersecretary Department of the Interior->Natural Resources and Development
  • G. Z. Taylor Agent U.S. Border Patrol
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U.S. Border Enforcement and Environmental Laws, Part 2

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Program ID:
299067-2
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 15, 2011
Last Aired:
Aug 16, 2011

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  • Apr 15, 2011 | 12:08pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 15, 2011 | 11:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 16, 2011 | 3:57am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 18, 2011 | 4:57pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 19, 2011 | 7:09am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 22, 2011 | 12:05am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 22, 2011 | 5:40am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 16, 2011 | 2:19pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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