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U.S.-Mexico border

U.S.-Mexico border

despite some progress, environmental infrastructure challenges remain : report to congressional requesters

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Published by The Office in Washington, D.C. (P.O. Box 37050, Washington, D.C. 20013) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental protection -- Southwestern States,
  • Environmental protection -- Southwestern States -- Finance,
  • Environmental protection -- Mexico,
  • Environmental protection -- Mexico -- Finance,
  • Hazardous wastes -- Southwestern States,
  • Hazardous wastes -- Mexico,
  • Mexican-American Border Region -- Environmental conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesUS Mexico border, Despite some progress, environmental infrastructure challenges remain
    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination63 p.
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15312829M

    Data for the historic border line maps came from the U.S. Department of State, Natural Earth and The Atlas of Historical County Boundaries. Details about the history of the border fence came from Line in the Sand: A History of the Western U.S.-Mexico Border by Rachel St. John.


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