Navigator CO2 Ventures has canceled its Heartland Greenway pipeline project aimed at capturing carbon dioxide from Midwest ethanol plants. The company released a statement, claiming state regulatory processes were too “unpredictable.” The company’s permit application was denied by South Dakota regulators in September, before Navigator paused its permit process with Iowa regulators in early October. Navigator’s pipeline would have pushed carbon across 1,300 miles through South Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota and Illinois.
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