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Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) And Finding Of No Significant Impact (FONSI) Addressing Proposed Tactical Infrastructure Maintenance and Repair Along the U.S./Mexico International Border in Texas

Document Posting Date: 
April 23, 2014

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announces that a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and Draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) are now available for public review and comment. The Draft EA analyzes the potential environmental and socioeconomic effects associated with the proposed maintenance and repair of existing tactical infrastructure within the U.S. Border Patrol’s five Sectors along the U.S./Mexico international border in Texas: El Paso, Big Bend, Del Rio, Laredo, and Rio Grande Valley (i.e., the Proposed Action).

CBP invites comments on the Draft EA and FONSI during the 45-day comment period beginning on April 24, 2014. You may submit comments to Mr. Joseph Zidron using only one of the following methods:

  • By U.S. mail: Joseph Zidron, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 24000 Avila Road, Suite 5020, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
  • By email:; or
  • By fax:  (919) 785-1187

When submitting comments, please include your name and address, and identify your comments as for the USBP TX TIMR EA and /or FONSI.

To ensure consideration, comments must be received by June 9, 2014. Once the final environmental and decision documents are complete they will also be posted on this site.

Last modified: 
May 5, 2014