• April 14, 2021

Tags : trans-pecos pipeline

Guest Columnist: The Other End of the Trans-Pecos Pipeline

Texans are a strange bunch. They consume more energy than residents of any other state, yet they oppose the infrastructure necessary for providing energy. The Trans-Pecos Pipeline, which will carry natural gas from the Ft. Stockton area in West Texas south into Mexico, is a case in point. Discussion, pro and con, has paid little […]Read More

Big Bend Conservation Alliance Partners with Sofia Coppola to Release

The Big Bend Conservation Alliance (BBCA) announced Tuesday a partnership with director Sofia Coppola to release a limited edition t-shirt in support of BBCA’s fight against the Trans-Pecos Pipeline and its mission to preserve and celebrate iconic West Texas. The Save Marfa t-shirt, designed by Coppola, intends to bring awareness to the environmental challenges facing […]Read More

Texas Groups Vow to Block Natural-Gas Pipeline Project

ALPINE, Texas – A recent victory by protesters in North Dakota to stop a portion of the Dakota Access Pipeline has inspired West Texas environmental groups that oppose a similar project. Protesters of the Trans-Pecos Pipeline, including the Big Bend Defense Coalition, have recently escalated from informational pickets to civil disobedience, with more confrontational protests […]Read More

Protested Big Bend Pipeline now closer to approval

A coalition of ranchers, environmentalists and disgruntled landowners has suffered a major setback in its battle to block a proposed pipeline that would carry natural gas beneath 143 miles of largely untouched Big Bend-area land. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission staff offered a key endorsement of a stretch of the Trans-Pecos Pipeline, writing that it “would not […]Read More