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Border Fence in Big Bend National Park? NO.

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Border Fence in Big Bend National Park? NO.
« on: May 11, 2009, 08:47:13 AM »
Quote from: US News and World Report

Depending on funding, the whole southwestern border except for about 200 miles around Big Bend National Park in Texas would be covered by 2014, Borkowski said. That area would also eventually be outfitted with the system.

http://www.usnews.com/articles/science/2009/05/08/officials-ready-to-build-virtual-fence-along-border.html]Source Link[/url]


other sources:

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090507/ap_on_re_us/us_virtual_fence

http://cbs11tv.com/local/Virtual.Fence.Border.2.1004677.html

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/4987784.stm











Clearly, there are no border fence plans in the Park...at least in the foreseeable future.

 


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