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Dakota Pipeline Standoff Echoes In Texas: Mexico Still Counting On U.S. Natural Gas

MARFA, Texas — Opponents of a pipeline under construction in West Texas are pleased by the national attention garnered by protest against the Dakota Access crude oil pipeline in North Dakota. Construction there has been at least temporarily halted following months of … 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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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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Brewster County Judge 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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Pipeline Company Landmen Approaching West Texas Landowners

A group of energy companies in the U.S. and Mexico is looking to build two sizeable natural gas pipelines in West Texas that would pump gas to power plants across the border. We spoke with Big Bend Sentinel reporter Sasha von … Continue reading

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