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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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County Toll Bridge System Maintains Bond Rating with Stable Outlook

Fitch Rating Company affirmed its “A” Bond rating for Cameron County’s International Toll Bridge System. In its statement the company announced, the Ratings Outlook remains “stable”. Fitch went on to say, “the rating reflects the bridge systems relative importance to the service area, albeit susceptible to economic cyclicality.” County Judge Pete Sepulveda, . was pleased […]

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Orientations Underway at UTRGV for New Students

Edinburg and Brownsville, Texas – The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is welcoming its first class through several new student orientations that began in May and will be held until mid-August. Sessions are taking place at both the Edinburg and Brownville campuses. Organizers said multiple departments and committees are working hard to create a […]

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Rio Grande Valley Cities Keep Growing

Edinburg, Pharr, McAllen, Mission and Brownsville all add hundreds RIO GRANDE VALLEY – Rio Grande Valley cities continue to grow and add population although not nearly as fast as power suburbs around Texas’ major metro areas, according to the most recent US Census’ annual estimates of resident population for cities above 50,000. Edinburg was the […]

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Rio Grande LNG Developers Hold Public Open House

NextDecade, LLC., developers of the Rio Grande LNG and Rio Bravo Pipeline projects hosted an exclusive Media event on Thursday, May 21, from 3 to 4 pm at the ITEC – International Technical, Education & Commerce Center located at 3-1 Mexico Blvd in Brownsville. The Media event was held prior to a Public Open House […]

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