Summit Carbon Solutions’ proposed pipeline would gather carbon dioxide from 31 ethanol plants before sending it to western North Dakota for permanent underground storage. This pipeline would be the world’s largest carbon capture and storage project to date. Ohnstad Twichell attorney Chris McShane says the pipeline specifics are still up in the air. “We are aware of Summit Carbon Solutions making presentations to local government entities and we’re learning more and more from those presentations.” David Pipe, who is also an attorney with Ohnstad Twichell, wants farmers and ranchers to join the discussion. “There’s strength in numbers. The more landowners that band together the more leverage in negotiating easements.” NDFB is hosting landowner meetings to discuss private property rights.
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