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Pima County, Kinder Morgan agree on pipeline mitigation

Pima County, Kinder Morgan agree on pipeline mitigation

Kinder Morgan agrees to monitor the pipeline and surrounding area for 20 years and give the county $4 million.

June 18, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Kinder Morgan gives Altar Valley group $1M for pipeline support

An Altar Valley conservation group has reached a financial agreement with Kinder Morgan and will withdraw opposition to the company’s Sierrita gas pipeline.

June 06, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Grijalva seeks US review of pipeline service roads through wildlife refuge

Grijalva seeks US review of pipeline service roads through wildlife refuge

U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva, a Tucson Democrat, has asked the U.S. Department of the Interior to intervene in a controversial pipeline project that would carry natural gas from Tucson to Sasabe and into Mexico.

May 15, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

Lease agreement for new race track OK'd

Pima County has reached a lease agreement with a group that wants to build a multimillion-dollar auto racecourse next to the Pima County Fairgrounds.

April 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

County may seek pipeline damages from Kinder Morgan on Sasabe route

Pima County wants Kinder Morgan to pay for potential long-term damage to the environment caused by the 60-mile natural gas pipeline it wants to build from Tucson to Sasabe.

April 08, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Environmental impact of new gas line minimal, federal report confirms

A proposed 60-mile pipeline carrying natural gas from the Tucson area to Sasabe could be one step closer to becoming a reality.

April 01, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Altar Valley ranchers believe gas pipeline will destroy a way of life

Altar Valley ranchers believe gas pipeline will destroy a way of life

Sasabe residents in the Altar Valley are nervously watching as construction crews bulldoze land just across the Mexican border.

December 06, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Pipeline poses minimal environmental risk for Altar Valley, report says

A proposed 59-mile pipeline carrying natural gas from the Tucson area to Sasabe would not threaten endangered wildlife in Altar Valley, but does threaten the habitat of the endangered Pima pineapple cactus.

December 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Proposed Sierrita gas pipeline will cost taxpayers millions, Huckelberry says

Proposed Sierrita gas pipeline will cost taxpayers millions, Huckelberry says

The proposed Kinder Morgan Sierrita pipeline could cost taxpayers $11.2 million in its first year of operation.

November 09, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Crowd at pipeline forum shares a range of worries

Officials of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and Kinder Morgan Energy Partners tried at a public meeting Tuesday to convince residents, environmentalists and county officials that they're sensitive to concerns about a proposed 59-mile pipeline.

June 19, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Pipeline firm vows replant, but erosion worries others

Pipeline firm vows replant, but erosion worries others

THREE POINTS - Rancher Walter Lane points to a boulder-filled gully, 8 feet deep, jutting north from a dirt road through the Altar Valley.

June 17, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…
Pipeline firm vows replant, but erosion worries others

Pipeline firm vows replant, but erosion worries others

A view from Marsh Station Road looking west shows the failure of a revegetation effort along the route of a pipeline built in 2007. Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, which wants to build another line from Tucson to Mexico through the Altar Valley, says it is committed to preventing erosion and …

June 17, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson pipeline plans still in works

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP's recent decision to shelve plans for a crude oil pipeline from Texas to California has no effect on the company's plans for a natural gas pipeline from Tucson to the Mexican border through the rural Altar Valley, a company spokesman says.

June 08, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Mexico inks deal on gas line from AZ border

Mexico's president says a Japanese company has been tapped to build a pipeline to import U.S. natural gas south from the Arizona-Mexico border.

April 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

County opposes Tucson-Sasabe gas pipeline

The Pima County Board of Supervisors will officially oppose a planned natural gas pipeline between Tucson and Sasabe.

March 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Plan may bypass western edge of wildlife refuge

Plan may bypass western edge of wildlife refuge

The Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge would be either just east of the pipeline's route to Mexico or bisected by it. Refuge officials, however, say going through it would be too disruptive to wildlife, including the endangered masked bobwhite quail.

March 08, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Plan may bypass western edge of wildlife refuge

Plan may bypass western edge of wildlife refuge

Kinder Morgan has applied to build a new natural gas pipeline just west of the Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge boundary - a decision that is pitting county, state and federal officials in a dispute over where it should go.

March 08, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Plan may bypass western edge of wildlife refuge

Plan may bypass western edge of wildlife refuge

Pima County and Border Patrol officials, among others, want the proposed pipeline to run next to Arizona 286 through the refuge.

March 08, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Pipeline plan raises smuggling concerns

A subsidiary of pipeline company Kinder Morgan Energy Partners has reached agreement to build a new pipeline through a rural area southwest of Tucson to deliver natural gas to customers in Mexico, Kinder Morgan announced Wednesday.

November 15, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Altar Valley pipeline plan fuels host of area concerns

Altar Valley pipeline plan fuels host of area concerns

Cattle, grasslands and Baboquivari Peak have defined the Altar Valley for generations. By 2015, they may be joined by a natural gas pipeline.

June 05, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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