Community celebrates Byhalia Pipeline cancellation one year later

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 22, 2022 9:47 AM CT | Published: July 02, 2022 10:44 PM CT

After the Byhalia Pipeline project was canceled on July 2, 2021, the residents who opposed it met at Alonzo Weaver Park for a celebration. A year later, they returned to the same spot to mark the occasion once again. 


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Keely Brewer

Keely Brewer

Keely Brewer is a Report for America corps member covering environmental impacts on communities of color in Memphis. She is working in partnership with the Ag & Water Desk, a sustainable reporting network aimed at telling water and agriculture stories across the Mississippi River Basin.


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