Judge allows citizens group to join pipeline lawsuits

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 19, 2021 3:33 PM CT | Published: March 19, 2021 3:33 PM CT

A judge has decided she wants to hear from attorneys representing a community group that opposes a controversial oil pipeline project proposed for South Memphis.


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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.