New Video of Scottie Scheffler's Arrest Paints a Very Different Picture
Comedian Takes Aim at San Francisco's Anarchic Tendencies
You Have to Be an Exceptionally Bad President to Lose Silicon Valley
CBS News Polls the Uninformed, Biden Reads a Kenyan Script, and the Press...
The $400 Pineapple Is Now Sold Out in the US
The High Art of Virtue Signaling
Look What's Come Back to Haunt Hunter Biden at His Gun Trial
Opposition to U.S. Steel Deal is Misguided and Counterproductive
Red States Could End Up Paying for Blue States’ Climate Policies
As AZ Democrats Panic Over the ‘Secure the Border Act,’ Republicans Should Keep...
EVs Should Only Be for Consenting Adults
FIFA Is Latest Target of Palestinian Hijacking
Voters Reject Abortion Extremism from Barrow to Biden
This Mental Health Awareness Month, Let’s Focus on the Harm Social Media is...
Joe Biden's Latest 'Racist' Comment Is Low Even for Him

Border Patrol Union Has a Question About DOJ's New Environmental Justice Office

(Townhall Media/Julio Rosas)

During remarks at the Department of Justice Thursday, Attorney General Merrick Garland announced the creation of the Office of Environmental Justice. 

“Although violations of our environmental laws can happen anywhere, communities of color, indigenous communities, and low-income communities often bear the brunt of the harm caused by environmental crime, pollution, and climate change,” Garland said. “For far too long, these communities have faced barriers to accessing the justice they deserve. The Office of Environmental Justice will serve as the central hub for our efforts to advance our comprehensive environmental justice enforcement strategy. We will prioritize the cases that will have the greatest impact on the communities most overburdened by environmental harm.”


The National Border Patrol Union took notice and is wondering if DOJ plans to prosecute illegal immigrants for trashing and polluting the U.S. southern border with Mexico. 

Townhall reporters recently took a trip to Del Rio, Eagle Pass and McAllen, Texas, where trash is strewn along the banks of the Rio Grande. Thousands of plastic wristbands, placed on illegal immigrants by cartels to prove payment for crossing and transport, are littered throughout the trees and in the water. 


Join the conversation as a VIP Member


Trending on Townhall Videos