Tag: LNG

WITHDRAWN: School board rejects Annova LNG tax break

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com On Tuesday, the Point Isabel School District Board of Trustees voted unanimously to withdraw an application for a tax valuation limitation submitted by Annova LNG. In June, the Houston-based company submitted an application for the tax abatement under Chapter 313, known as the Texas Economic Development Act. If …

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WE OPPOSE: LNG discussion continues among local government, businesses

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com It was standing room only at the Port Isabel City Commission meeting chamber Tuesday night as the Commission was scheduled to adopted a resolution to oppose the development of several Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) export terminals on land owned by the Port of Brownsville. Dozens of Laguna Madre …

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FERC hears public, residents protest at scoping meeting

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Tuesday was a highly anticipated day for both proponents and opponents of several proposed Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) companies that are seeking to build export facilities along the Brownsville Ship Channel of the Port of Brownsville. Currently, three companies: Texas LNG, Annova LNG and Rio Grande LNG, are …

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Laguna Madre Water District passes resolution opposing LNG

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com During a special meeting Friday, the Laguna Madre Water District (LMWD) passed a resolution opposing the development and annexation request of several Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) companies which hope to build export terminals along the Port of Brownsville. The District is the first public entity to speak out …

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Letters to the Editor for 5-21-2015

Special to the PRESS Thank you Ed. For the past several years Port Isabel has had the good fortune to be managed by one of, if not THE best, city managers, that being Edward Meza.  This town has never looked cleaner and more inviting to our visitors than it does today. Serving on several committees with …

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Letters to the Editor for 4-23-2015

Special to the PRESS To jump to Letter No. 2, click here. To jump to Letter No. 3, click here. To jump to Letter No. 4, click here. What Does It Really Mean to Refine Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) in Our Backyards? As an advanced pediatric nurse practitioner, I have done my research and conclude …

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Group meets to oppose Liquefied Natural Gas facilities

By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com By DINA ARÉVALO Port Isabel-South Padre Press editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com Approximately 60 people crowded into a dimly lit room inside the South Padre Island Birding Center for a presentation by the group Save RGV from LNG. On a projection screen at the front of the room was a slide that …

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