Ashli Blow (@ashliblow) writes for Climate Conscious at Medium about the grassroots efforts to stop the installation of a crude oil pipeline through the neighborhood of Boxtown in Memphis. The proposed route for the Byhalia Pipeline runs through an earthquake-prone area over a huge, pristine natural aquifer — and through a historically marginalized, primarily Black community that was long passed over for critical infrastructure while also heavily exposed to polluting industries. Image by WillyBearden via Wikimedia Commons
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