Supreme Court rejects border fence case

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court turned down a plea by…

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court turned down a plea by environmental groups to restrict the Bush administration’s power in waiving laws and regulations that would speed construction of the planned fence along the U.S.-Mexican border.

Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff has used the authority given to him by Congress in 2005 to ignore environmental and other laws and regulations to move forward with hundreds of miles (kilometers) of fencing in four states bordering Mexico.   For more details on this, click here and return back to comment.

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