Existing pipeline makes Byhalia Connection unneeded, environmental groups say

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 30, 2021 3:42 PM CT | Published: April 29, 2021 4:12 PM CT

Environmental groups are asking the state to reconsider a permit for the proposed Byhalia Connection oil pipeline because they say an existing pipeline could serve the same purpose.

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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.