Feds' Plan to Poison Banks of Rio Grande Stalled

by Benjamin Domenech on 9:36 am March 26, 2009

U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it wants to eradicate the invasive Carrizo cane infesting many portions of the Rio Grande’s banks between Texas and Mexico. The lanky cane provides cover for immigrants crossing the border illegally and poses a danger to Border Patrol agents trying to stop them, said Chuck Prichard, spokesman for CBP’s Laredo sector.

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