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Around The Bend Of The Rio Grande, A Proposed Pipeline Stirs Turmoil

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Sunset in the Big Bend region, with the town of Alpine in the distance. (Tom Michael/KRTS)

This story originally appeared on NPR's All Things Considered on August 6, 2015. You can find more of our local coverage of this story here.

Oil and gas are part of the Texas DNA. But a proposal to build a natural gas pipeline in Far West Texas has roiled residents and galvanized deep community opposition.