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Brydon Ross looks at the consequences of an ordinance being considered by the Memphis City Council that could harm economic development by making it difficult to approve any new construction of infrastructure like pipelines within Memphis.

This proposal could unnecessarily hamper jet fuel deliveries to Memphis International Airport and FedEx’s global hub. The airport brings Memphis $19.1 billion a year and more than 83,000 jobs, according to a University of

Memphis study.


“The City Council knows the proposal runs counter to state and federal law, but seems intent on risking needless lawsuits when budgets are tight.”


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