"Cross-Border Pollution Pact To Be Signed"

"An eight-year environmental pact to reduce air, water and chemical pollution along the U.S.-Mexico border will be signed by dignitaries from both countries, Environmental Protection Agency officials said Tuesday."

'The pact, 'Border 2020: U.S.-Mexico Environmental Program,' will be officially unveiled by EPA Director Lisa Jackson and Juan Rafael Elvira Quesada, Mexico's secretary of environmental and natural resources, at a Wednesday news conference in Tijuana.

The signing of the pact was applauded by U.S. officials who have worked over a year to develop the agreement."

Gary Martin reports for My San Antonio August 7, 2012.

Source: My San Antonio, 08/08/2012