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After a Few Failed Attempts, A New Pitch for Nuclear Waste in West Texas

West Texas has had a long and often contentious relationship with nuclear waste, stretching back to a years-long battle over a planned permanent waste site in the 1980’s and 90’s. Opponents eventually won that fight, but a different site was later … Continue reading

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USDA Changes Border Policy – Agents Return To Shuttered Mexican Inspection Pens

The USDA has rescinded a 2012 ban on inspectors working at what was until two years ago the largest single point-of-entry for Mexican cattle into the United States. The lifting of the ban signals a small but significant shift in … Continue reading

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Gallego Will Push to Bring Cattle Inspectors Back to Ojinaga

18 months ago the USDA said it wouldn’t allow its cattle inspectors to enter Mexico at the Presidio-Ojinaga crossing. Those inspectors had been crossing the border without problems for years to ease the flow of cattle from Mexico. They’d go to … Continue reading

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