Setback for a proposed carbon dioxide pipeline

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A controversial 260-mile carbon dioxide pipeline, proposed for Illinois and Iowa, has experienced a setback in its bid for state approval.

A staff member at the Illinois Commerce Commission has recommended against allowing the pipeline to be built, citing multiple concerns, including safety and uncertainty about who would supply the carbon dioxide and where the carbon dioxide would be stored.

The clock is ticking for the pipeline company, which has about four months left to make its case.

Read the full story from the Tribune’s Nara Schoenberg.

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