Fences have been put up in the area where border wall prototypes will be built in Otay Mesa, Calif., in May 2017. A coalition of environmental groups on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, sued the Department of Homeland Security, challenging the use of sweeping power under a federal law to ignore environmental laws in order to build walls, fences and roads on the border. (Alejandro Tamayo/San Diego Union-Tribune/TNS)
Fences have been put up in the area where border wall prototypes will be built in Otay Mesa, Calif., in May 2017. A coalition of environmental groups on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, sued the Department of Homeland Security, challenging the use of sweeping power under a federal law to ignore environmental laws in order to build walls, fences and roads on the border. (Alejandro Tamayo/San Diego Union-Tribune/TNS) Alejandro Tamayo TNS
Fences have been put up in the area where border wall prototypes will be built in Otay Mesa, Calif., in May 2017. A coalition of environmental groups on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, sued the Department of Homeland Security, challenging the use of sweeping power under a federal law to ignore environmental laws in order to build walls, fences and roads on the border. (Alejandro Tamayo/San Diego Union-Tribune/TNS) Alejandro Tamayo TNS
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Becerra plans new lawsuit against Trump over border wall

September 20, 2017 06:00 AM