List of Environmental Laws being Waived to Build Border Wall
Michael Chertoff is waiving Environmental Laws in order to expedite building the proposed border wall between the United States and Mexico. Below is the shockingly LONG list of laws being side-stepped.. The National Environmental Policy Act The Endangered Species Act The Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly referred to as the Clean Water Act) The National Historic Preservation Act The Migratory Bird Treaty Act The Clean Air Act The Archeological Resources Protection Act The Safe Drinking Water Act The Noise Control Act The Solid Waste Disposal Act, as amended by the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act The Archaeological and Historic Preservation Act The Antiquities Act The Historic Sites, Buildings, and Antiquities Act The Wild and Scenic Rivers Act The Farmland Protection Policy Act The Coastal Zone Management Act The Wilderness Act The Federal Land Policy and Management Act The National Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act The Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 The Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act The Administrative Procedure Act The Otay Mountain Wilderness Act of 1999 Sections 102(29) and 103 of Title I of the California Desert Protection Act The National Park Service Organic Act The National Park Service General Authorities Act Sections 401(7), 403, and 404 of the National Parks and Recreation Act of 1978 Sections 301(a)-(f) of the Arizona Desert Wilderness Act The Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899 The Eagle Protection Act The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act The American Indian Religious Freedom Act The Religious Freedom Restoration Act The National Forest Management Act of 1976 The Multiple Use and Sustained Yield Act of 1960 Steve Taylor and Joey Gomez - Rio Grand Guardian 19 May 2008
I love that the government is building this wall to try and keep out people they view as "illegal", all the while exempting themselves from following the laws they helped to pass. Hypocrisy at its finest, my friends.