As world pivots to green energy, ethanol turns to carbon pipelines
Landowners caught in the middle as industry seeks to lower carbon footprint
If you wake up one day and somebody wants to put a carbon dioxide pipeline in your north 40, you can thank California.
And any number of entities adopting carbon intensity scores.
As much of the world rushes to combat climate change by reducing carbon, South Dakota’s ethanol industry finds itself in need of evolving — and quickly. The industry must reduce its carbon footprint in order to blend ethanol into fuel supplies that are being used by California and others that are imposing carbon scores.
That’s where the carbon pipelines come in.
NEWS: City Hall commits to demolishing once-abandoned mansion in upscale Sioux Falls neighborhood