City Council makes it more difficult to build pipelines near water wellheads

By , Daily Memphian Published: September 21, 2021 7:33 PM CT

The measure is one of three proposals to limit and require local government approval and regulation of new oil pipeline projects. It’s broader than the other two measures delayed Tuesday over lingering legal questions.


Memphis City Council well head protection overlay Allan Wade JB Smiley Jr. Rhonda Logan Jeff Warren Byhalia Connection Pipeline

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Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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