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Two Years Later, What’s Up With The Trans-Pecos Pipeline?

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

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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.

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A Year Later, the Trans-Pecos Pipeline Still Isn’t Reaching Mexico

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

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Feds Grant Permission for Trans-Pecos Pipeline to Cross Rio Grande

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

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State Senator José Rodríguez Supports Trans-Pecos Pipeline

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

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Continuing Coverage: The Planned Trans-Pecos Pipeline

For more than a year now, we’ve been following developments related to the planned Trans-Pecos Pipeline. The 143-mile, 42″ underground pipeline would carry natural gas from producers in the Permian Basin, through the Big Bend region, and eventually to power plants … Continue reading

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Big Bend Counties Want More Federal Oversight on Trans-Pecos Pipeline

Elected officials in the Big Bend region are getting increasingly involved with a planned pipeline that would bring natural gas from producers in the Permian Basin to Mexican power plants. Dallas-based Energy Transfer is building the 143-mile, 42″ Trans-Pecos Pipeline. Local … Continue reading

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Alpine Mayor on Trans-Pecos Pipeline: “I Feel Uncomfortable”

Earlier this week, in an interview with Marfa Public Radio, Alpine Mayor Avinash Rangra laid out his views on the planned Trans-Pecos Pipeline. The 143-mile pipeline would carry natural gas from producers in the Permian Basin, through the Big Bend region, … Continue reading

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Congressman Will Hurd Listens To Trans-Pecos Pipeline Opponents

On Wednesday U.S. Congressman Will Hurd met with constituents in Alpine to hear their concerns about the planned Trans Pecos Pipeline. The line would connect producers in the Permian Basin with customers across the border in Mexico. Unlike other areas … Continue reading

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Alpine City Council to Hear Citizen Comments on Trans-Pecos Pipeline

The Alpine City Council is holding a special meeting on Tuesday (May 5) at 4 PM to take comments from Big Bend area residents on the planned Trans Pecos Pipeline. The meeting is scheduled to take place 90 minutes prior to … Continue reading

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