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ARIZONA: Border Wall Contractors Continue to Defy Biden Order to Halt Construction Feb. 10, 2021

 

Video Seems to Show Border Wall Construction Ripping Through Jaguar Critical Habitat in Arizona

Bulldozing in Pajarito Mountains Appears to Violate Biden Proclamation Halting Construction

By Center for Biological Diversity 

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NOGALES, Ariz.— Video footage shared with the Center for Biological Diversity seems to show construction equipment leveling Arizona mountains in critical habitat for endangered jaguars, in an apparent violation of President Biden’s proclamation halting border wall construction. The footage was reportedly shot on Wednesday, Feb. 10, by members of the Tucson Samaritans, who shared it with the Center.