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By Sally Beauvais It’s been over two years since the Trans-Pecos Pipeline went into service in remote West Texas, amid eminent domain lawsuits and backlash from industry opponents. Because of market forces, the pipeline — which was built to export … Continue reading
Interview: Behind the Stories: Sierra Blanca ISD, El Mac’s Presidio Mural, and the Trans-Pecos Pipeline
On this episode, Diana Nguyen speaks to reporters Carlos Morales, Bayla Metzger, and Sally Beauvais about their most recent stories.
By Sally Beauvais The hotly-contested Trans-Pecos Pipeline went into service in West Texas one year ago this month, amid protest from local opponents over private property disputes and environmental impacts. The aim of the Mexican-backed project was to export natural … Continue reading
The company behind the Trans Pecos Pipeline announced nearly $3 million in donations this week to counties and projects in West Texas where the pipeline either crosses or is near. Carlos Morales reports the donations benefit areas that were both … Continue reading
This week, the United State’s Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments on a case in which a Texas landowner sued a pipeline company claiming their use of eminent domain was unconstitutional.
Drug smugglers and people who’ve entered the country illegally regularly travel North from Mexico through the desert of Presidio County. In the last year, that same desert has been the site of a massive construction project: The Trans-Pecos Pipeline, which … Continue reading
On Thursday (May 5), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a permit allowing the Trans-Pecos Pipeline to cross underneath the Rio Grande. The permit was issued after a lengthy environmental review. This gives the pipeline operators, Energy Transfer, a key approval to ultimately export natural … Continue reading
Democratic State Senator José Rodríguez says while he understands the concerns of some Big Bend-area residents opposed to the planned Trans-Pecos Pipeline, he supports the plan to bring natural gas from the Permian Basin to Mexico. Before a town hall meeting with constituents … Continue reading
Construction On Presidio Chili Plant Tied To Trans-Pecos Pipeline Is Delayed, But Chili Company Says Delay Is Temporary
PRESIDIO, Texas — The proposed Trans-Pecos Pipeline that would bring natural gas from the Permian Basin to Mexico has been cited by the City of Presidio as a key to its economic development. But construction slated to start this month on … Continue reading
Property taxes have been a hot-button issue in Presidio Country for several years as home values in Marfa have risen. Taxable entities, such as county government and the school districts, are affected by these swings. Monday night, the Marfa School District … Continue reading
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