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VIDEO: North Dakota Public Service Commission Hearing on Summit CO2 Pipeline (April 11, 2023)

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

By Mark Hefflinger

News April 14, 2023

Tagged Brian Jorde, Carbon Pipeline, CCS, CCUS, CO2 Pipeline, Jimmy Powell, Summit Carbon

The North Dakota Public Service Commission (ND PSC) held the third of five planned public hearings on Summit Carbon Solutions’ proposed carbon pipeline in Wahpeton on April 11, 2023. The ND PSC will ultimately grant or deny Summit’s permit application, which would give the company eminent domain authority.

Across testimony that stretched from 9:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m., PSC Commissioners heard from a range of landowners who have filed as intervenors with the PSC in Summit’s pipeline permitting process, as well as from landowners’ attorney Brian Jorde, who spent a good deal of time grilling Summit’s Chief Operating Officer. View the day’s testimony below, or it may also be found on the Bold Nebraska YouTube Channel.

Testimony: Jimmy Powell, Summit Carbon COO (Part 1)

Testimony: Jimmy Powell, Summit Carbon COO (Part 2)

Testimony: Jeremy Ellingson (Summit Tiling Contractor)

Testimony: Dr. Thomas Scherer, NDSU Extension (Ag drainage tiling educator and expert)

Testimony: Valera Hayen (Landowner / Intervenor)

Testimony: Loren Staroba (Landowner / Intervenor)

Testimony: Marvin Lugert (Landowner / Intervenor)

Testimony: Tiegs (Landowner / Intervenor)

Testimony: Rose Dotzenrod (Landowner / Intervenor)

Testimony: Dotzenrod (Landowner / Intervenor)

Testimony: Sworn Public Comments from Landowners

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