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Land Acquisitions

November 26, 2018, 11am PST
Delays in acquiring properties are costing the project significant amounts of time and money.
Los Angeles Times
April 22, 2014, 6am PDT
The town of Quintana, Texas, located along the coast to the South of Houston, provides a "unique chapter in the story of the American energy renaissance," according to Ryan Holeywell. An expanding energy company’s facility might wipe it off the map.
Houston Chronicle
June 11, 2013, 1pm PDT
Since 2006, agro-businesses, hedge-funds, financial firms, and government agencies have splurged on an overseas land-buying binge. As Saskia Sassen explains, such purchases disrupt the status quo, forcing local residents to migrate to cities.
The Guardian