Sunday, November 18, 2007

MCALLEN: Public Comment on Border Wall Draft EIS -- DEC 11

The Draft EIS is available and can be downloaded at,, or requested by emailing

To request a hard copy of the Draft EIS, you may call (877) 752-0420. Alternatively, written requests for information may be submitted to Charles McGregor, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Construction Support Office, 819 Taylor St., Room 3B10, Fort Worth, Texas 76102; fax: (757) 257-7697. The Draft EIS is also available for public viewing at local libraries which are listed on the project Web site.

CBP invites public comment on the Draft EIS. A public open house will be held on December 11, 2007 at the McAllen Convention Center, 700 Convention Center Blvd., McAllen, Texas 78501 (956-681-3800). A second public open house will be held on December 12, 2007 at the Brownsville Events Center, 1 Events Center Blvd., Brownsville, Texas 78521 (956-554-0700). Each public open house will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Contributed by:
Nancy Millar

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