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Kickapoo Tribe in Texas opposes coal mining in border town

The Kickapoo Tribe in Texas is opposing plans for a coal mine near the U.S.-Mexico border.

The tribe is based in Eagle Pass, where Dos Republicas Coal Partnership, a Mexican company, wants to develop 6,300 acres. The tribe also has members across the border.

The city council and the Maverick County Commissioners Court also oppose the project.

Get the Story:
In a Border Town, Drawing a Line on Coal for Mexico (The New York Times 2/10)

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