Summit Says Carbon Pipeline Project Has Secured 20% of Iowa Route

Summit’s project, backed by Continental Resources, is meant to capture millions of tons of CO₂ from 32 Midwest ethanol plants and pipe it nearly 2,000 miles to an underground storage site in North Dakota.

Leah Douglas, Reuters

Summit Carbon Solutions, the developer of what would be the world’s largest carbon capture project, told Reuters it has secured 20% of its pipeline route in Iowa, the state that would host the longest stretch of pipe.

The company said the Midwest Carbon Express project is set to begin construction next year, despite ongoing resistance from some landowners and environmental groups concerned about the project's potential impact.

“Our project is on track and on schedule,” company spokesperson Jesse Harris said.

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