Fight against Byhalia Connection continues ahead of key council vote

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 03, 2021 10:16 AM CT | Published: May 02, 2021 4:00 AM CT

Many of the speakers reiterated concerns about the pipeline’s potential impact on the city’s aquifer and questioned why the Byhalia Connection had to run through predominantly lower-income Black neighborhoods in Memphis.


Byhalia Connection Justin Pearson Memphis City Council Dr. Jeff Warren Memphis Community Against the Pipeline Plains All American Pipeline
Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf covers Bartlett and North Memphis neighborhoods for The Daily Memphian. He also analyzes COVID-19 data each week. Omer is a former Jackson Sun reporter and University of Memphis graduate.