Pipeline’s route faces increased challenges

By , Daily Memphian Published: February 08, 2021 4:00 AM CT

Local resistance to the Byhalia Connection oil pipeline project has been gaining momentum recently. And with a new president in the White House, the project may face tougher scrutiny from federal regulators as well.


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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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