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By LuAnn Schindler

Decision on carbon pipeline conditional use permit continued until Oct. 5


September 21, 2023

LuAnn Schindler | SAM

Listening session • Brent Niese (right, white hat) addresses members of the Antelope County Planning and Zoning Commission, including administrator Megan Wingate, Greg Wortman, Bob Krutz, Dave Miller and Ron Thiele (back to audience) during Thursday's conditional use permit hearing in Neligh. After the hearing and ensuing discussion, commission members voted to continue the meeting until Oct. 5, at 3 p.m.

The saga of Summit Carbon Solutions and its quest for a conditional use permit for a carbon pipeline, proposed to cross the northern tier of Antelope County will continue.

At least for now.

Following a public hearing, held Sept. 14, in Neligh, and after discussion amongst county planning and zoning commission members, a decision will wait until Oct. 5, when the group is scheduled to reconvene at 3 p.m.

The proposed pipeline would transport CO2 emissions from ethanol plants in a five-state area through a 2,000-mile pipeline to North Dakota, where it would be sequestered underground.

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