Resource May 30, 2019

Laws Waived for Border Wall Construction

The Department of Homeland Security is waiving the following laws to build proposed sections of border wall in Arizona and California near national park lands.

Arizona (41 laws)

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  • The National Environmental Policy Act
  • The Endangered Species Act
  • The Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act)
  • The National Historic Preservation Act
  • The Migratory Bird Treaty Act
  • The Migratory Bird Conservation Act
  • The Clean Air Act
  • The Archeological Resources Protection Act
  • The Paleontological Resources Preservation Act
  • The Federal Cave Resources Protection Act of 1988
  • The Safe Drinking Water Act
  • The Noise Control Act
  • The Solid Waste Disposal Act
  • The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act
  • The Archaeological and Historic Preservation Act
  • The Antiquities Act
  • The Historic Sites, Buildings, and Antiquities Act
  • The Wild and Scenic Rivers Act
  • The Farmland Protection Policy Act
  • The Federal Land Policy and Management Act
  • The Wilderness Act
  • The National Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act
  • The National Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956
  • The Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act
  • The National Trails System Act
  • The Administrative Procedure Act
  • The Wild Horse and Burro Act
  • The Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899
  • The National Park Service Organic Act and the National Park Service General Authorities Act
  • Sections 401(7), 403, and 404 of the National Parks and Recreation Act of 1978
  • Sections 301(a)-(f) of the Arizona Desert Wilderness Act
  • Arizona-Idaho Conservation Act of 1988
  • The National Forest Management Act of 1976
  • The Multiple-Use and Sustained-Yield Act of 1960
  • The Eagle Protection Act
  • The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act
  • The American Indian Religious Freedom Act
  • 43 U.S.C. 387, part of the Reclamation Project Act of 1939
  • 50 Stat. 1827, presidential proclamation for Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
  • 16 U.S.C. 450y, presidential proclamation for Coronado National Memorial
  • 67 Stat. c18, establishment of Coronado National Memorial

 

California (31 laws)

  • The National Environmental Policy Act
  • The Endangered Species Act
  • The Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act)
  • The National Historic Preservation Act
  • The Migratory Bird Treaty Act
  • The Migratory Bird Conservation Act
  • The Clean Air Act
  • The Archeological Resources Protection Act
  • The Paleontological Resources Preservation Act
  • The Federal Cave Resources Protection Act of 1988
  • The Safe Drinking Water Act
  • The Noise Control Act
  • The Solid Waste Disposal Act
  • The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act
  • The Archaeological and Historic Preservation Act
  • The Antiquities Act
  • The Historic Sites, Buildings, and Antiquities Act
  • The Farmland Protection Policy Act
  • The Federal Land Policy and Management Act
  • The National Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956
  • The Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act
  • The National Trails System Act
  • The Administrative Procedure Act
  • The Wild Horse and Burro Act
  • The Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899
  • The Eagle Protection Act
  • The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act
  • The American Indian Religious Freedom Act
  • The Wilderness Act
  • Sections 102(29) and 103 of Title I of the California Desert Protection Act
  • 43 U.S.C. 387, part of the Reclamation Project Act of 1939

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