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Cut in two: travels along the US-Mexico border – a photo essay

The Guardian

Date: 2/23/2017 12:21:00 PM

Facebook Twitter Pinterest Sculptures on the international boundary at Amistad reservoir on the US/Mexico border near Ciudad Acuña Photograph: Guillermo Arias/AFP/Getty Images Sculptures on the international boundary at Amistad reservoir on the US/Mexico

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Introducing Administrator Pruitt

EPA

Date: 2/22/2017

Last week, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt was confirmed and sworn in as the 14th Administrator of EPA. Administrator Pruitt believes promoting and protecting a strong and healthy environment is one of the lifeblood priorities of the government, and EPA is a vital part of that mission. As Administrator, Mr

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With new administration, is decades-old treaty with Mexico in danger?

KSAT

Date: 2/8/2017 4:48:00 PM

AMISTAD RESERVOIR - The United States’ relations with Mexico continues to sour as President Donald Trump pushes back on issues like immigration. However, for places like Texas, water also remains a point of contention for the two countries. "This is a

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amistad reservoir fishing report

amazonaws.com

Date: 2/7/2017 9:15:36 AM

Welcome to our reviews of the amistad reservoir fishing report (also known as US Army Leadership Essay). Check out our top 10 list below and follow our links to read our full in-depth review of each online dating site, alongside which you'll find costs and

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Bass Strategies for Amistad Reservoir, Del Rio, Texas

landbigfish.com

Date: 2/2/2017 4:00:00 PM

The only way to approach this big lake successfully is to eliminate as much water as you can before you get on the water. Then narrow down your search area to balance the time you have to spend searching with the seasonal and weather conditions. If you are

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• River: Rio Grande
• Surface Area: 32,068 Acres
• Volume: 1,840,849 Acre Feet
• Maximum Depth: 217 feet
An oasis in the desert, Amistad National Recreation Area consists of the U.S. portion of the International Amistad Reservoir. Amistad, whose name comes from the Spanish word meaning friendship, is best known for excellent water-based recreation, camping, hiking, rock art viewing, and it's rich cultural history. Amistad is also home to a wide variety of plant and animal life above and below the water.

The Amistad Reservoir was formed in November, 1969 by the construction of Amistad Dam to provide flood control, irrigation, water hydroelectric power, conservation, and recreation to the area. The dam and lake are managed by the United States government and Mexico.

Amistad Reservoir is located on the Rio Grande, 12 miles northwest of Del Rio in Val Verde County. The lake straddles the border of Texas and Mexico. By treaty, Texas has rights to 56.2% of the total conservation capacity of Amistad and 58.6% of the total conservation capacity of Falcon. The fraction of the actual storage that belongs to Texas is formally determined bi-weekly by the International Boundary Water Commission (IBWC).

Amistad Reservoir is stocked with many species of fish, including Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Guadalupe Bass, and Catfish. Amistad National Recreation Area includes the land area around the Amistad Reservoir on the Texas side of the lake.

RESERVOIR CONTROLLING AUTHORITY

International Boundary & Water Commission
HCR #3, Box 37
Del Rio, Texas 78840
(830) 775-2437

"Amistad Reservoir, Texas", Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Web. Mar-7-2016
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