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Midwestern carbon dioxide pipeline project gets approval in Iowa, but still has a long way to go

Posted on AllSides June 25th, 2024
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Farmers and the ethanol industry see the pipeline as a way to qualify for federal tax breaks they see as key for growing a market for a cleaner-burning aviation fuel. Corn is among the top two crops in the Midwest, and Iowa is the leader in corn and ethanol production. “Whether you think it’s smart or silly, the world’s largest airlines want to decarbonize their fuel. Carbon capture and sequestration gets Iowa ethanol into that market, potentially providing a generational boost to Iowa’s economy," Iowa Renewable Fuels Association Executive Director...

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