THE COMMITTEE ON OVERSIGHT AND GOVERNMENT REFORM
SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL SECURITY, HOMELAND DEFENSE, AND FOREIGN OPERATIONS
THE COMMITTEE ON NATURAL RESOURCES
SUBCOMMITTEE ON NATIONAL PARKS, FOREST AND PUBLIC LANDS
2154 Rayburn House Office Building
Friday, April 15, 2011
Serious security gaps exist on federal lands along the northern and southern U.S. border. Internal documents have shown that DOI land managers are using environmental regulations to hinder U.S. Border Patrol security efforts. As a result, our federal lands have become a highway open to criminals, drugs smugglers, human traffickers and potentially terrorists. This has led to escalated violence and also caused severe destruction of the environment.
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