Landowners express concerns about pipelines at Hartley meeting
Local group hoping IUB rejects CO2 pipelines
December 22, 2022
Farmers and landowners gathered at the Hartley American Legion on Saturday to share concerns and information about two controversial pipelines that would affect O'Brien and Clay counties.
Citing safety concerns and a lack of need, those in attendance were overwhelmingly against the pipelines, which would carry compressed carbon dioxide from Midwest ethanol plants to sequestration sites in North Dakota and Illinois. The goal of the projects is to lessen ethanol's carbon footprint on the environment, in turn making the alternative fuel a more viable energy source long-term.
Hartley farmer Da...