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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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Pipeline Shipments Could Head South On Old West Texas Railroad

The San Angelo-based railroad that’s already shipping pipe into the Fort Stockton area for Energy Transfer’s planned Trans-Pecos Pipeline is in talks with the company and its building contractor Pumpco, Inc. to carry pipe farther south on the South Orient … Continue reading

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Work at Alpine Staging Ground for Trans-Pecos Pipeline Can Continue Amid TCEQ Investigation

This post has been updated to reflect new developments. Update Friday, May 16 Work at the Alpine staging site for the Trans-Pecos Pipeline can continue amid an ongoing Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) investigation into complaints that the site … Continue reading

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Presidio County Commissioners Receive Update on Trans-Pecos Pipeline

An overflow crowd packed Tuesday’s Presidio County Commissioners meeting in Marfa to hear from Energy Transfer, the company that wants to build the Trans-Pecos Pipeline through Pecos, Brewster and Presidio counties from the Permian Basin. Rick Smith, Energy Transfer’s V.P. … Continue reading

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The Uphill Battle for Eminent Domain Opponents in Texas

Opponents of the planned Trans Pecos Pipeline have started raising money and consulting with legal experts for a possible battle over private property rights. While Energy Transfer, the company building the pipeline, says using eminent domain to condemn land for … 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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Cano Backtracks on “Done Deal” Comment, Pipeline Opposition Begins Fundraising

A week after saying the planned Trans Pecos Pipeline looks to be a “done deal,” Brewster County Judge Eleazar Cano says he’s not so sure that’s the case anymore. “Well, it’s not over ‘til it’s over,” Cano said at a recent … Continue reading

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Brewster County Judge on Trans-Pecos Pipeline: “I Do Think It’s a Done Deal”

A series of “open house” meetings on the planned Trans Pecos Pipeline have been underway in Presidio, Alpine and Fort Stockton this week. Hosted by Energy Transfer – the Dallas-based company behind the pipeline – the open houses featured maps, … Continue reading

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Reaction From Energy Transfer Meetings on Trans-Pecos Pipeline

Energy Transfer, the Dallas company that wants to build a natural gas pipeline from the Permian Basin through the Big Bend and into Mexico, held public meetings yesterday in Presidio and Alpine. About 50 people turned up to speak with … Continue reading

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Opposition to Trans-Pecos Pipeline Gets Underway in the Big Bend

The demand for natural gas in Mexico is growing, and companies in Texas are looking to cash in. Dallas-based Energy Transfer’s one of them. It’s looking to build two pipelines in West Texas that would carry natural gas from the … Continue reading

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