Cities could lose right to regulate some energy projects

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 25, 2022 3:03 PM CT | Published: March 24, 2022 5:47 PM CT

Rep. Kevin Vaughan (R-Collierville) proposed the bill, which has been approved the State Senate, to prevent moves such as Memphis City Council’s efforts to keep the Byhalia Connection Pipeline away from the city’s aquifer. 


Byhalia Pipeline Sarah Houston Protect Our Aquifer Rep. Kevin Vaughan
Ian Round

Ian Round

Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter based in Nashville. He came to Tennessee from Maryland, where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Maryland in December 2019.


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