[Tweeters] White-collared Seedeaters will soon be easier to locate

Dennis Rockwell dennisrockwell at verizon.net
Wed Mar 25 17:01:30 PDT 2009

Don't waster your time. As soon as this idea was made public Mexico protested regarding the polluting effect this would have on drinking water in Mexico and the idea was dropped. The whole story was on NPR this morning.

Dennis Rockwell
Kennewick, WA
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----- Original Message -----
From: Larry Schwitters
To: Wilson Cady
Cc: Tweeters at u.washington.edu
Sent: Wednesday, March 25, 2009 1:59 PM
Subject: Re: [Tweeters] White-collared Seedeaters will soon be easier to locate


I just emailed Murray, Cantwell, and Reichert about this. I would think it could help if others did the same.

Larry Schwitters

On Mar 25, 2009, at 1:58 PM, Wilson Cady wrote:

If Homeland Security can't spot a person crossing a hundred foot wide river what makes them think that an extra swath of open ground on the riverbank is going to be a barrier to people entering the country illegally? We are destroying the habitat that has taken years to protect and giving the Rio Grande River to Mexico by erecting a fence on the north riverbank that bars Americans to the river but allows Mexicans up to the fence.

Wilson Cady
Skamania County, WA

On Wed, 25 Mar 2009 11:44:11 -0700 Larry Schwitters <lpatters at ix.netcom.com> writes:
From "Truthout". I don't think this is a good idea.

Agent Orange-like Chemical to Be Used at US-Mexico Border
Dane Schiller, The Houston Chronicle: "The US Border Patrol plans to poison the plant life along a 1.1-mile stretch of the Rio Grande riverbank as soon as Wednesday to get rid of the hiding places used by smugglers, robbers and illegal immigrants. If successful, the $2.1 million pilot project could later be duplicated along as many as 130 miles of river in the patrol's Laredo Sector, as well as other parts of the US-Mexico border. Although Border Patrol and US Environmental Protection Agency officials say the chemical is safe for animals, detractors say the experiment is reminiscent of the Vietnam War-era Agent Orange chemical program and raises questions about long-term effects

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