What Is The Biggest Environmental Issue Related To Proposed Border Wall?

Published: Monday, November 27, 2017 - 3:42pm
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President Trump’s call for a newly-designed border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border was one of his top campaign promises, and it was front and center again last week with the word that a Border Patrol agent had died in Texas.

The investigation continues, but increased border security has been mentioned by the President and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott.

They may be outshouting wall opponents, who remain deeply concerned about the impact a wall would have on the environment and wildlife.

In a feature piece for The Arizona Republic and azcentral.con, environmental reporter Brandon Loomis wrote about the possible effects on jaguars and ocelots.


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