Bloomberg Law
Nov. 22, 2021, 10:30 AM

Biggest-Ever Carbon Capture Project Facing Midwest Opposition

Stephen Joyce
Stephen Joyce
Staff Correspondent

What’s touted as the world’s largest carbon capture and sequestration project is facing headwinds from farmers and environmentalists even as John Deere & Co. and New York financiers are investing in the $4.5 billion endeavor.

The Midwest Carbon Express is a privately financed, 2,000 mile-long pipeline network. It will collect carbon dioxide emissions at dozens of Midwest ethanol facilities and inject the emissions into underground porous rock in North Dakota, where project supporters say the emissions will be trapped forever.

The effort will safely store up to 10 million tons of carbon dioxide each year, slashing the region’s ...

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