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Iowa Utilities Board Summit CO2 Pipeline Public Hearings (VIDEO)

Mark Hefflinger, Bold Alliance (Photo: Bryon Houlgrave/Des Moines Register

By Mark Hefflinger

News, Videos August 22, 2023

Iowa Utilities Board: Summit CO2 Pipeline Hearings

Summit Carbon Solutions’ permit application hearing before the Iowa Utilities Board began on Tuesday, Aug. 22 in Fort Dodge, IA, and Bold Alliance captured video of the proceedings. Non-intervening landowners testified after the IUB Commissioners issued decisions on motions and dealt with housekeeping during the hearing, which is expected to last weeks if not months. Landowner witnesses were questioned by landowners’ attorney Brian Jorde (Iowa Easement Team); Wally Taylor (Sierra Club Iowa Chapter); and attorneys for the Iowa Office of Consumer Advocate, Iowa Farm Bureau, and Summit Carbon, along with the IUB Commissioners.

Landowners are represented by the Iowa Easement Team legal co-op, and attorney Brian Jorde of Domina Law Group, Omaha, NE:

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