TW Politics

Railroad Commissioner Calls Out Feds for Terrorist Risk

The Rio Grande at the New Mexico-Texas border on Monday, December 9, 2013 in El Paso.
The Rio Grande at the New Mexico-Texas border on Monday, December 9, 2013 in El Paso.

Texas Railroad Commissioner David Porter, expressing concern about border security and nearby oil and gas pipelines, sent a letter to U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Friday suggesting the federal government is putting Texans in harm's way and asking what the agency is doing to protect pipeline infrastructure.

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