Council delays action on pipeline ordinance

But apparently not at oil company’s request

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 20, 2021 7:34 PM CT | Published: April 20, 2021 11:34 AM CT

Memphis City Council is delaying final consideration of an ordinance that would restrict oil pipeline development within the city limits, but apparently not in response to a peace offering from a company that wants to build such a 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.