Summit Carbon Solution looking to set date for hearing on application for co2 pipeline

PIERRE, S.D.(KCCR)- The permit application docket for Summit Carbon Solutions liquid carbon dioxide pipeline was in front of the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission Friday.  At issue was attempting to set a procedural schedule set so a hearing on the application could take place.  Brian Jorde is representing dozens of landowners as intervenors and says its to early to set a schedule.

Brett Koenecke, representing Summit says without a schedule the docket will drag on.

P-U-C Chair Chris Nelson agrees the docket needs to move ahead.

It’s being estimated that an evidentiary hearing on the application could take up to two weeks to conduct.