Letters: Safety big concern with new CO2 pipelines
February 24, 2022
To the editor:
I would like to express my objection to the CO2 pipelines in Osceola, O’Brien, Clay and Dickinson counties.
I have 17 easements (natural gas, above and underground electrical, water fire line, rural water, etc.). Only one of these that I seriously objected to and took to “eminent domain.” It took 3 years to settle. I gained very little and spent a lot.
One of my objections is safety. At Hartley, a four-way junction is proposed. At Superior, a three-way junction is planned. CO2 travels downhill and it replaces the air that we breathe and kills all life where the air has...