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A Child’s Potential Knows No Boundaries

A Child’s Potential Knows No Boundaries

by Semator Eddie Lucio, Jr. When it comes to education, we have a lot to be proud of in the Valley. Our schools consistently perform near the top of the state in student achievement metrics, despite the multitude of challenges our students face compared to other regions in Texas. Historically, this educational excellence has been […]

South Texas Division President of SpawGlass in Support of LNG

As president of the SpawGlass South Texas Division, not only do I live in the Rio Grande Valley, I am experienced in planning and managing large construction projects in this region. I am also experienced in planning and executing environmental mitigation measures related to construction. Based on my professional experience and my research, I want […]

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Save RGV from LNG a Breath of Fresh Air at 5K

I am writing to express support and thanks to Save RGV from LNG for their presence at the Leo Aguilar Foundation & Los Fresnos CISD 5K Walk/Run that took place on Saturday, October 13, 2018. It is events like this that bring out community together and reminds us all of how lucky we are to […]

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SPI Businessman Supports Proposed Rio Grande LNG

Some opponents of the proposed Rio Grande LNG project assert that the project would harm the environment and threaten South Padre Island tourism. As a longtime area resident and businessman interested in tourism, environmental conservation and economic growth, I have thoroughly studied the project with great interest. Here is what I learned: – The liquefied […]

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Rio Grande LNG Offers Hope for Many

Dear Editor, As the owner of South Texas Covert Security Investigations Company in Brownsville, I can’t begin to express how much of a blessing it will be to have the LNG industry in our south Texas community. In particular Rio Grande LNG who will be the largest project and will be infusing much needed economic […]

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Our Community Needs Rio Grande LNG’s Economic Benefits

We support the proposed Rio Grande LNG project because people in the Rio Grande Valley need the good-paying jobs that this proposed project will bring. An economic study by the Perryman Group shows that the project would bring thousands of jobs during construction and add a few hundred permanent jobs when the facility is operating. […]

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Say ‘no’ to Fear Mongering, ‘Yes’ to LNG Job Opportunities for Veterans

More than 60 years ago, when I was a small boy, I recall my father and grandfather sitting at the table and talking about plans to build the Port of Brownsville. They said that some people adamantly opposed it because they feared that dredging the ship channel would cause the whole area to flood during […]

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Kudos to County Commissioners for Supporting Rio Grande LNG

I support bringing the liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry to Brownsville because it has proven to be safe and will bring a large number of badly needed jobs. For these reasons, I applaud the Cameron County Commissioners who approved the Chapter 312 agreement with Rio Grande LNG on Oct. 3. When you consider that the […]

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Brownsville Needs the Jobs Rio Grande LNG Will Bring

As someone who truly cares about our community, I’m concerned about the lack of jobs. I talk with people regularly who are challenged to find good jobs in Cameron County. My own granddaughter is moving to Florida because she cannot find work in her field. I am sure many families face the same concerns. The […]

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Liquefied Natural Gas will Bring Job Diversity and Investment to the RGV

It is an exciting time to be living in the Rio Grande Valley. Our tremendous economic growth and resources will bring life-changing opportunities to our region. This is great news for the Valley, which has a young and growing workforce. The three proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects would bring much-needed job diversity for both […]

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