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Letters: In response to Terry Branstad and Summit Carbon Solutions

 

January 6, 2022

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To the editor:

As one of 15,000 landowners impacted by the proposed CO2 pipeline through Iowa, I recently received a letter from our former governor, Terry Branstad. In his letter, Branstad sings the praises of his current employer, Summit Carbon Solutions, and paints carbon capture and sequestration as a harmless process that will boost Iowa's ethanol industry. Having read Branstad's PR piece, I find it to be disingenuous.

The target of his message is the Sierra Club, a well-known environmental group, and he warns landowners not to be "intimidated" by them. While it is true that the Sierra...



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