BIG BEND LANDOWNERS AWARDED MILLIONS OVER PIPELINE, BUT THE FIGHT ISN’T OVER YET

by | Feb 14, 2017

Ranchers were awarded 30 times the amount the company vying to build the pipeline had offered as compensation for rights-of-way around the buried pipe.

In a victory for Big Bend ranchers and conservationists, a Presidio county special commission has awarded six landowners about $2.8 million in compensation for the use of their property to construct the Trans-Pecos pipeline and the resulting loss in property value.