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President Bush Appoints New Head of the IBWC

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

President Bush appointed a retired International Boundary and Water Commission engineer to head that agency.

Bill Ruth was sworn in on Monday as Commissioner for the agency which operates in tandem with the Mexican Government.

He succeeds Carlos Marin who died in a September plane crash while touring the flooding in Presidio.

Two others, including former Marfa Mayor Jake Brisbin Junior died in the crash.

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