EPA proposes $300M to block toxic chemicals flowing from Mexico to the US

Posted on AllSides May 14th, 2020
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Border Patrol agents assigned to the U.S.-Mexico border between Tijuana, Mexico, and San Diego, California, may soon see relief from the decades-long health threat of raw sewage and toxic chemicals freely flowing from Mexico into the United States.

The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing $300 million to fund the architectural, engineering, planning, design, and construction of wastewater facilities in the Tijuana River Valley, which stretches several miles inland from the Pacific Ocean, an EPA spokeswoman wrote in an email Thursday. The money is part of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement Implementation Act,...

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