The Trans-Pecos Pipeline

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Alpine's disused rail line, has been temporarily strengthened to allow Energy Transfer Partners to transport pipe along it's length, delivering to holding yards along the pipeline's proposed route that runs parrallel. Locals worry that increased industrial infrastructure through the pristine Big Bend area, will leave the way open for the tranportation of fracking chemicals and hardware, into a previously unaccessible area.

Alpine's disused rail line, has been temporarily strengthened to allow Energy Transfer Partners to transport pipe along it's length, delivering to holding yards along the pipeline's proposed route that runs parrallel. Locals worry that increased industrial infrastructure through the pristine Big Bend area, will leave the way open for the tranportation of fracking chemicals and hardware, into a previously unaccessible area.