EL CENTRO — Imperial County and its Board of Supervisors are planning to draft a response to a recent letter from Congressman Juan Vargas’ letter pertaining to improvements at the New River.

What has been a sticking point for county officials is their claim the federal government has provided almost no funding for improvements at the river including the construction of a wastewater treatment plant on the U.S. side of the border.

Staff Writer Michael Maresh can be reached at mmaresh@ivpressonline.com.

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