Al Gore joins Byhalia Connection Pipeline fight in southwest Memphis

Former Vice President: Pipeline is ‘reckless, racist, rip-off’

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 14, 2021 9:59 PM CT | Published: March 14, 2021 9:56 PM CT

Former Vice President Al Gore joined with Memphis residents fighting construction of the Byhalia Connection Pipeline, which he called a “reckless, racist, rip-off.”

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Al Gore Byhalia Pipeline Valero Alonzo Weaver Boxtown Westwood U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen Clyde Robinson Scottie Fitzgerald Ruth Geeter Memphis Community Against the Pipeline MCAP Justin J. Pearson

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Daja E. Henry is originally from New Orleans, Louisiana. She is a graduate of Howard University and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University and currently is a general assignment reporter. 


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