South Dakota regulators deny Summit Carbon Solutions permit application on first day of hearing

Posted on AllSides September 11th, 2023
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South Dakota Public Utilities Commission has decided to rule in favor of a staff attorney's motion to deny Summit Carbon Solutions' permit application for their $5.5 billion Midwest Carbon Express pipeline. Staff Attorney Kristen Edwards requested an order from commissioners Friday to deny Summit Carbon's permit on the grounds the company's carbon dioxide pipeline currently does not comply with "all applicable laws and rules" under South Dakota Codified Law. Commissioner Josh Haeder, standing in for PUC Chairperson Kristie Fiegen throughout the Summit Carbon docket, made the motion to accept staff's...

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