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TPWD schedules SpaceX Boca Chica land swap meeting; seeks public comment

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission is soliciting public comment on a proposed land swap involving SpaceX, approximately 477 acres south of Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge Bahia Grande Unit, and approximately 43 acres of Boca Chica State Park.

TPWD Commission withdraws SpaceX land swap item from meeting

A resolution to approve a land swap between SpaceX and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department in Cameron County was withdrawn from the agenda of the TPWD Commission’s Jan. 25 regular meeting in Austin.

Sierra Club asks TPWD to delay vote on SpaceX land swap at Boca Chica

The Sierra Club is urging the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to delay a vote Thursday on a proposed land swap SpaceX has requested involving its Starbase production and testing complex at Boca Chica.

TPWD to consider land swap with SpaceX at Boca Chica

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Commission on Jan. 25 will consider exchanging 43 acres of Boca Chica State Park for 477 acres of land on Highway 100 between Laguna Vista and Laguna Heights from SpaceX.

SpaceX sues labor board over firings

SpaceX has filed a lawsuit against the National Labor Relations Board after the NLRB charged the company with illegally firing employees who criticized SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk in an open letter in 2022.

Environmentalists target USFW with lawsuit over SpaceX launch at Boca Chica Beach

The Federal Aviation Administration and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have been hit with new claims related to SpaceX’s April 20 Starship orbital launch attempt from Boca Chica.

Starbase general manager discusses future plans at invite-only Brownsville event

Starbase General Manager Kathy Lueders said Tuesday that SpaceX’s plan is to make the company’s Boca Chica complex its “premier manufacturing, launching and operational center for our Starship.”

FAA green-lights Starship launch from Boca Chica

SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk earlier this week announced on X, formerly known as Twitter, that he was informed that approval for a second Starship orbital flight attempt “should happen” in time for the launch to happen on Friday.

SpaceX eyes Friday launch attempt at Boca Chica, but still needs FAA license

SpaceX says it’s shooting for Friday at the earliest for its second Starship orbital flight attempt from Boca Chica/Starbase, “pending final regulatory approval,” according to the company’s CEO, Elon Musk.

SpaceX applies for wastewater permit; unused treated water would flow into South Bay

SpaceX has applied to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for a permit to release an average of up to 200,000 gallons of treated wastewater per day into South Bay at Boca Chica.