Dec 14, 2021 Updated Jan 20, 2022

A pipeline to carry carbon dioxide (CO2) from Iowa to North Dakota for deep cavern storage has been proposed. If approved, this pipeline will generate revenue for our state while protecting our atmosphere from increased CO2 levels.

North Dakota’s number one industry is agriculture. Oil and its affiliations are neck and neck with agriculture, but we are still ag-driven. For decades I have supported and pushed for more in-state, value-added processing in North Dakota. I feel we have been shipping far too much raw material out of this state and losing out on the processing revenue. Gradually, facilities are being built in our state to meet this processing need, thereby beginning to address this concern.

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