Byhalia Pipeline lawsuit continues, against plaintiffs’ wishes

By , Daily Memphian Published: May 15, 2021 4:00 AM CT

Circuit Court Judge Felicia Corbin Johnson has decided to make a ruling on whether a private oil pipeline company can legally seize access to land through eminent domain proceedings, even though the original lawsuits initiating those proceedings have been withdrawn.


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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.