Oil and Gas Investigations

Mike Soraghan



Mike writes enterprise and investigative stories, primarily on oil and gas drilling. Before coming to Energywire, he covered congressional leadership for The Hill newspaper and served as a Washington correspondent for The Denver Post. He has received awards from the National Press Club, the Society of Environmental Journalists and the Society of Professional Journalists. He was a Kiplinger Fellow in 2014 and participated in NICAR Bootcamp in 2013. He is a member of Investigative Reporters and Editors and a committee chairman and former board member at the National Press Club.

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Memphis pipeline faces environmental justice reckoning

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Byhalia Connection pipeline, a 50-mile oil conduit planned to run through and around Memphis, has come under fire from environmental groups and community activists. Opponents are also seeking to harness deep-seated resentment from years of pollution from the heavy industry that flanks the city's heavily Black southwest corner.