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Port of Brownsville to Inaugurate First Cargo Dock in 16 Years

Congressman Filemon Vela and U.S. Maritime Administrator to help inaugurate dock For the first time in 16 years, the Port of Brownsville (Port) is opening a new cargo dock with a ribbon cutting at 11 a.m. Friday, August 7, 2015, on the dock at R.L. Ostos Road. U.S. Maritime Administrator Paul N. Jaenichen and U.S. […]

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Young Los Fresnos Beauty Queen Also Community Hero

  Just last month five year old model and Los Fresnos resident Myrykal Nykole Mejia competed in a beauty pageant held in Mcallen, TX. sponsored by Premier Pageantry of Texas Productions. Myrykal won her age division in the beauty pageant and received the Fabulous Faces Queen title. Myrykal also competed in a school supplies drive […]

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Cameron County and Cameron County Regional Mobility Authority Leaders Near Completion on West Rail Bridge

Cameron County Judge Pete Sepulveda, Jr., announced that on Friday, August 7th, the West Rail Bridge will become operational. Cameron County, the City of Brownsville and the Cameron County Regional Mobility Authority (CCRMA) have been working on the rail relocation project for the last fifteen years. Judge Sepulveda stated, “This is a project that will […]

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Rio Grande LNG & Rio Bravo Pipeline to Participate at FERC Scoping Meetings

Events to inform and gather public input on proposed LNG & pipeline Project The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) will host Scoping Meetings in Raymondville, Port Isabel and Kingsville during the week of August 10. Scoping Meetings, in addition to providing the public with the opportunity to submit official comment to the FERC, are designed […]

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Local Leaders Meet to Discuss LNG Industrializations Concerns

A Los Fresnos meeting was held on Monday July 27th at the Community Center. The purpose of the meeting was to raise awareness about proposed LNG industrialization at the Port of Brownsville and to inform the public that their voice and input is important as it is a part of the approval process for the […]

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FastTrac Coming to Laguna Madre

The UTRGV-Kauffman FastTrac NewVenture Entrepreneurship Program is coming to the Laguna Madre, thanks to a collaboration between the Port Isabel EDC, South Padre Island EDC and the UTRGV-Entrepreneurship and Commercialization Center. The 10-session program will take place from Sept. 17 – Nov. 19. FastTrac is described as a program which “provides the tools to develop […]

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STITCH Brings Health Care Outreach to Indian Hills

MERCEDES, TEXAS – JULY 15, 2015 – The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine and its partners have begun stitching together a larger partnership with the community to provide health care for those who lack the resources to seek medical attention. Medical residents from the UTRGV School of Medicine — which is […]

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Passport Fair Hosted by Office of the District Clerk Saturday July 25th

The Office of the District Clerk will be holding a Passport Fair at the Judge Luis Romero Building Cameron County Annex building located at 745 W. Ocean Blvd. District Clerk, Eric Garza, will be hosting the fair on Saturday, July 25, 2015, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The event is open to the public […]

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Exelon Generation to Explore Development of LNG Export Terminal in Texas

Kennett Square, PA — Houston-based Annova LNG, LLC today filed a request with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to initiate a review of the potential development of a mid-scale natural gas liquefaction and transfer facility at the Port of Brownsville, Texas. Exelon Generation is the majority owner of the Annova LNG Brownsville Project. “The project […]

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NextDecade Raises Additional $85 million in Pre-FID Funding for its Rio Grande LNG Project, Makes Significant Progress with FERC

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, USA – NextDecade, LLC (NextDecade) announced that Valinor Management, L.P. (Valinor) and Halcyon Energy Investors, L.P. (Halcyon) have joined certain funds managed by York Capital Management Global Advisors, LLC and its affiliates (York) in providing NextDecade with an additional US$85 million in order to take the Rio Grande LNG (RGLNG) and Rio […]

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