The Festering Sanitation Crisis at Our Border

Outlet: “The problem is that the IBWC has a crisis-driven model,” says Stephen Mumme, who researches United States–Mexico relations at Colorado State University. “It’s not driven by strategic, long-term planning, where each country dedicates funds to anticipate the growth and development of these border communities or the need to replace and maintain infrastructure going forward. So they’re always dealing with yesterday’s problems.”