Two more counties sued over opposition to carbon pipeline
Four of the 18 South Dakota counties that would host project are now in court
Two more South Dakota counties that have resisted efforts to build a carbon pipeline within their borders have been taken to court by the pipeline company.
Summit Carbon Solutions and ethanol plant owner Ronald Alverson filed suit against Spink and McPherson counties in Federal District Court on Tuesday. They join Brown and Edmunds counties as defendants. The county commissioners in those counties have also been named as defendants.
Brown County, meanwhile, filed a motion to dismiss the case against it on Tuesday. All four lawsuits are currently separate cases, but they could be combined.