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Valley activists wage transatlantic battle to stop natural gas exports from South Texas

As legal efforts fall short, Rio Grande Valley residents are pursuing a novel strategy to halt export terminals on wetlands: Lobby Europeans to reject gas from the U.S.

The Port of Brownsville Shrimp Basin, about 4.8 miles away from the Rio Grande LNG terminal.

Brown pelicans near the Brownsville Ship Channel connecting the Port of Brownsville to the Gulf of Mexico.

Locals have put companies on the ropes

People fish in water connected to the Brownsville Ship Channel.

Regulators OK terminals after Biden liquefied natural gas order

Crews at the Rio Grande LNG site prepare to construct a levee and an offloading facility in the Brownsville Ship Channel.

Bypassing courts and regulators, activists look outside Texas

Terminals in progress but remain vulnerable 

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