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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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Marfa Public Radio 2019 Overall Excellence Murrow Submission

The overall excellence submissions for Marfa Public Radio feature a range of voices and topics. From the Trans-Pecos Pipeline to the tragic Porvenir Massacre, Marfa Public Radio reported on a wide range of stories in 2018. Overall Excellence 2019 Entries … Continue reading

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West Texas Railroad Aiming for New Cross-Border Traffic by 2017

The Trans-Pecos Pipeline has been a thorny subject in the Big Bend region since it was announced more than a year ago, with many opposed to the presence of industry in the region and others supportive in the hopes that … Continue reading

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Your Public Radio Station Just Won 8 Regional Murrow Awards

For the second year in the row, Marfa Public Radio (along with West Texas Public Radio) is the most awarded small-market station in the nation during the regional Murrow Awards for excellence in journalism in 2015. According to the Radio Television … Continue reading

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For Landowners Hoping to Fight Eminent Domain, It’s an “Uphill Battle”

The company behind the Trans-Pecos Pipeline has started filing lawsuits to condemn land for the project in Brewster in Presidio Counties – evoking its power of “eminent domain.” If a pipeline is designated a “public utility” in Texas – which the … Continue reading

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Pipeline Company Files Land Condemnation Lawsuits

This post has been updated with information on additional lawsuits that were filed in Presidio County. The company behind the Trans-Pecos Pipeline has filed eminent domain lawsuits in 394th district court against landowners in Brewster County. A suit against Roy Thomas … Continue reading

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As Opposition Broadens Its Approach, Pipeline Shipments Arrive in Big Bend Region

For more than a year now, there’s been a lot of talk about the Trans-Pecos Pipeline in the Big Bend area. We’ve heard from those who are strongly opposed to it and from those who say it would be a good … Continue reading

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Feds Release Environmental Assessment of Pipeline Border Crossing

This story has been updated to include a comment from Energy Transfer, the pipeline company. Correction (March 23, 2016): a previous version of this story – along with an earlier story – stated that federal regulators would decide on the border … Continue reading

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Edward R. Murrow Award Entry: Overall Excellence for 2015

Marfa Public Radio serves a large geographic area, from the border of Mexico to the Permian Basin. Although a small station, in terms of staff and listener population, our coverage area is roughly the size of South Carolina. For parts of Far … Continue reading

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After Trespass Allegations, Spriggs Lets Pipeline Company Continue Surveys

The Presidio County rancher who claimed pipeline surveyors working for Energy Transfer trespassed on his property tells Marfa Public Radio he has now signed a permission form giving surveyors access to his land. The planned Trans-Pecos Pipeline route runs through … Continue reading

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