(Pierre, SD) — Some South Dakota lawmakers want to have a special session to take a deeper look into pipeline construction in the state. Carbon dioxide pipelines and the threat of eminent domain have been pressing topics across South Dakota. Others say it would be a waste of time and taxpayer money. Both the South Dakota House of Representatives and Senate would need to have a two-thirds majority vote from its members to hold a special session. Two carbon capture companies — Summit Carbon Solutions and Navigator CO2 Ventures — have plans to build what would be the largest CO2 pipeline systems in the U.S. They are under close watch from legislators and landowners alike due to concerns associated with their projects.
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