The Tennessee Department of Transportation approved a permit for a new pipeline in Greeneville.

Some have opposed the pipeline, worried about the impact it could have on the environment.

TDOT denied the original pipeline for US Nitrogen because officials thought only US Nitrogen would have access to it. The Industrial Development Board re-submitted the application and certified they will own and control the pipeline and give access to other businesses.

The pipeline has been controversial in the Greeneville area with people worried about the environmental impact and access to the Nolichucky River.