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Activists file lawsuit to prevent land swap at Boca Chica

The same collection of activists who have been waging lawfare against SpaceX’s Boca Chica rocket facility have now filed a new lawsuit, this time against the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission (TPWD) in order to block an approved land swap that gives SpaceX 43 acres of a Boca Chica state park in exchange for receiving 477 acres nearby.

The South Texas Environmental Justice Network, the Carrizo Comecrudo Tribe of Texas, and Save RGV banded together for a lawsuit filed in the District Court of Travis County on April 3. The suit alleges that Texas Parks and Wildlife violated statutory requirements for the proposal, including the requirement to consider alternatives to giving away public park land; the requirement to ensure the minimization of harm to the public park land; and the requirement to consider the best interests of the local community and TPWD.

These jokers represent very few people in south Texas. Worse, the so-called “Carrizo Comecrudo Tribe of Texas” was in Mexico, not Texas, when it existed. The corporation that exists now is a front for filing these lawsuits, taking advantage of the numerous DEI regulations that now exist to favor such minorities.

That the commission approved the swap unanimously, despite heavy pressure from these groups, illustrates the larger support in Texas for what SpaceX is doing. Expect the Texas courts to endorse that support as well. All these suits will do is delay, delay, delay.

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  • Jeff Wright

    They should be asked their position on F&A wanting to slaughter half a million owls

  • BLSinSC

    The stock reply to these FRIVOLOUS lawsuits should be BIOYA!! *Sometimes I have to search for the meaning of an acronym so I’ll save SOME of you the trouble – [deleted]

    I’m not sure if that is a common LEGAL term but it should be – along with ESAD!!

  • BLSinSC: You are pushing my rules on obscenities here. Though technically you are right on the edge, the intent was to curse, so I have deleted your phrasing.

    Do you want me to suspend your right to comment?

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