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