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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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Pipeline Company Wants Feds To Deny Opponents’ Request For More Oversight

Energy Transfer, the company behind the planned Trans-Pecos Pipeline, has asked the federal government to deny requests from some Big Bend area opponents to have the project governed under stricter federal regulations. Opponents, led by the Big Bend Conservation Alliance … Continue reading

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Pecos County Judge On Pipeline Plan

The planned Trans-Pecos Pipeline has been a big point of a discussion in Alpine, Marfa, Presidio and the surrounding areas in recent months. People opposed to Dallas-based Energy Transfer’s plan to build a 143-mile natural gas pipeline from the Permian … Continue reading

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Energy Transfer Tries to Ease Concerns as Pipeline Plan Moves Forward

Dallas-based Energy Transfer is moving along with its plan to build a 143-mile natural gas pipeline from the Permian Basin to Mexico, despite growing opposition to the plan in the Big Bend area. There have even been calls from West … Continue reading

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Energy Transfer Hosting Pipeline Meetings in Presidio, Alpine

After being criticized by some elected officials in West Texas for not being transparent enough about its plan to build a natural gas pipeline from the Permian Basin to Mexico, Dallas-based Energy Transfer is in the midst of new public … 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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Addressing Concerns from Big Bend Residents, Alpine Council Passes Pipeline Measures

The Alpine City Council passed two measures related to the Trans-Pecos Pipeline on Tuesday: one a strongly-worded move against the pipeline, the other a more reserved effort to have the pipeline built under stricter safety standards than what’s currently required. … Continue reading

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Alpine City Council To Continue Pipeline Discussions

The Alpine City Council will continue discussion on the planned Trans-Pecos Pipeline at Tuesday’s council meeting. On the agenda: a proposal to allow Mayor Avinash Rangra to ask the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to deny a presidential permit for the … 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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Alpine City Council Will Consider Resolution to Oppose Pipeline

Update Tuesday, June 2, 9 p.m. The proposed Alpine City Council resolution to oppose the Trans-Pecos Pipeline failed before getting to a vote Tuesday evening. Ward 4 Council Member Julian Gonzales motioned for a vote on the resolution, but no … Continue reading

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