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Beyond Translation
Southwest Region, October 16, 2008
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Staff attended the Beyond Translation Conference in McAllen, Texas on October 16, 2008. This EPA-sponsored conference brought together Hispanic leaders to discuss environmental issues within the local Hispanic communities and what resources or programs are needed to address these issues. There were approximately 30 participants.

The Corpus Christi ES Field Office and Alamo ES Suboffice attended the Border Management Task Force on October 21, 2008. This is a meeting between the Lower Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector and DOI, and includes ES, Refuges, US International Boundary and Water Commission, TPWD, and other state and local governments to coordinate and communicate between agencies on the Border Fence project. The meeting addresses issues and concerns and work out solutions to resolve any problems that arises.

Contact Info: Sharon Becton, 361-994-9005, sharon_becton@fws.gov
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