Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

LETTERS: CO2 pipeline landowners hold the line against Summit Carbon Solutions

To the editor:

Landowners along the route of Summit Carbon Solutions’ hazardous CO2 pipeline are holding the line against the company’s strong-armed attempts to pressure us for our signatures. After more than a year of working to get signed easements, Summit only has a little more than half of those needed. A KMZ map of the most recent Exhibit H file submitted to the Iowa Utility board shows more than 1,500 unsigned parcels remain. This private property will be targeted for eminent domain should Summit be granted a permit for a hazardous CO2 pipeline from the IUB.

The IUB considers the company...