Are the voices of pipeline supporters being drowned out?

By , Daily Memphian Updated: April 21, 2021 11:23 AM CT | Published: April 21, 2021 4:00 AM CT

Opponents of the Byhalia Connection pipeline project have done a good job of making their voices heard, but the project’s supporters in the community have been less vocal. Some of those supporters may have been intimidated into silence, according to officials at the company that wants to build the pipeline.


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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.