The Trans-Pecos Pipeline

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Joel Nelson herds his cattle into a pen, ready for vaccination, at his 24,000-acre ranch in Alpine, Texas. His land, on the path of the Trans-Pecos Pipeline, is threatened by eminent domain. “There’s probably an amount that we’ll be forced to settle for,” says Joel. “If we don’t make some sort of agreement with them they’ll condemn our land. It’s a bitter pill to swallow.

Joel Nelson herds his cattle into a pen, ready for vaccination, at his 24,000-acre ranch in Alpine, Texas. His land, on the path of the Trans-Pecos Pipeline, is threatened by eminent domain. “There’s probably an amount that we’ll be forced to settle for,” says Joel. “If we don’t make some sort of agreement with them they’ll condemn our land. It’s a bitter pill to swallow.