Month: November 2011

Boquillas Crossing gets legal green light; facility to cost $3.7 million
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Boquillas Crossing gets legal green light; facility to cost $3.7 million

By John Waters, Publisher The Department of Homeland Security has completed the necessary legal rulemaking process to make the imminent Boquillas border crossing legal. Highlights of the Boquillas document include: The new crossing facility will cost $3.7 million to construct. The National Park Service estimates 15,000 to 20,000 visitors will […]

Salazar heralds continued environmental cooperation with Mexico
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Salazar heralds continued environmental cooperation with Mexico

By John Waters, Publisher Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Chief Michael Fisher, U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Anthony Wayne, Mexican Environmental and Natural Resources Secretary Juan Rafael Elvira Quessada, visited Big Bend National Park on October 24 to celebrate binational environmental cooperation between the U.S. […]