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Residents upset with pipeline route outside Mansfield

Posted by Matti Miranda on November 20, 2014 at 11:50 PM

An local look at the reaction of citizens to a pipeline, as found in American Planning Association on November 20, 2014. 

Fort Worth Star-Telegram (TX), 2014-11-20

Nov. 20 -- MANSFIELD -- In the rolling countryside surrounding his home, Charles Crook said he feels miles away from the city.

"It's quiet," Crook said. "It's wonderful. It's out in the country. It is out in the middle of nowhere, but it's 10 minutes away from everything."

But Crook and his neighbors, who live just outside Mansfield , are worried that their tranquil way of life may soon change.

The Tarrant Regional Water District has identified a section of Crook's property as a route for a pipeline that will connect to a $2.3 billion project to bring more water to Dallas-Fort Worth from East Texas.

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