Council approves pipeline ordinance that ‘covers the universe of potential routes’

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 17, 2021 5:05 AM CT | Published: November 16, 2021 10:09 PM CT

The Memphis City Council approved one pipeline ordinance but denied another that would have kept oil pipelines from locating within 1,500 feet of schools, churches and parks.


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