Hearings set for Byhalia Connection pipeline lawsuits

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 08, 2021 11:58 AM CT | Published: March 04, 2021 3:23 PM CT
<strong>Wyatt Price (left) with Universal Field Services helps Carolyn Joyner (right) and Stella Hinds find where the Byhalia Connection pipeline will pass through their property during an information session on Jan. 23, 2020. Opponents of the pipeline say it&rsquo;s unfair and exploitative for Plains All American to route the pipeline through some of the city&rsquo;s poorest neighborhoods.</strong> (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian file)

Wyatt Price (left) with Universal Field Services helps Carolyn Joyner (right) and Stella Hinds find where the Byhalia Connection pipeline will pass through their property during an information session on Jan. 23, 2020. Opponents of the pipeline say it’s unfair and exploitative for Plains All American to route the pipeline through some of the city’s poorest neighborhoods. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian file)

One of the hearings scheduled for next month will be on the issue of whether an oil pipeline company has a right under state law to use eminent domain proceedings to gain access to property it needs to build the pipeline. 

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Blake Fontenay

Blake Fontenay

Blake Fontenay’s 27-year journalism career has taken him to many newspapers in four states. However, he had never returned to work in any of the other cities where he had been before until the opportunity to report for the Daily Memphian presented itself. He covers business for the Daily Memphian.


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