Oil pipeline project clears environmental hurdle

Local challenges remain, however

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 11, 2021 7:12 PM CT | Published: February 11, 2021 4:00 AM CT

Opponents of the proposed pipeline believe local governments can stop the project and nine property owners are still refusing to give Plains All American access to their land. 


Byhalia Connection Memphis Sands Aquifer Southern Environmental Law Center Army Corps of Engineers Memphis District
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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