Pipeline opponents cite Civil Rights Act in legal argument

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 22, 2021 4:00 AM CT | Published: May 22, 2021 4:00 AM CT

Opponents of the Byhalia Connection pipeline project are making the argument that a state permit for the project was issued in violation of the federal Civil Rights Act of 1964.


Byhalia Connection Justin J. Pearson Plains All American Pipeline Valero Energy Corp. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation
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.