By Scott O’Konek, Summit Carbon Solutions Minnesota Project Manager

January 18, 2023

To the editor:

It’s important to separate fact from fiction when it comes to carbon capture projects.

First, Midwest landowners are embracing these projects. That is evident by the fact that 2,400 landowners have signed 3,800 easement agreements with Summit Carbon Solutions. These landowners are voluntarily signing easement agreements because they know the ethanol industry, which today purchases half of the corn grown in Minnesota, is at a crossroads. Without carbon capture projects, it is going to be challenging for ethanol producers to remain competitive in the years to come.

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