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High court poised to consider case on border wall environment waivers

November 16, 2018
The Supreme Court is poised to decide as soon as Nov. 30 whether to review the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) broad authority to waive environmental and other laws in order speed construction on border-security projects -- power that environmentalists say in a new brief sets “no boundaries” on the DHS secretary's discretion. According to the court's online docket, the justices have set Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF), et al., v. DHS, et al. , for consideration at their Nov...

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