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Border walls such as the one in Nacos, Arizona, have already impacted the environment, disrupting the natural migration of animals and causing flooding.

The Trump administration signaled on Aug. 1 that it will push forward with its border wall project regardless of environmental laws. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a waiver that exempts construction efforts near San Diego from environmental and other regulations. To understand the impact of this decision on the environment and coming legal challenges to the wall, I spoke with environmental lawyer Dinah Bear. Ms.

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