Companies planning thousands of miles of pipelines to transport liquid carbon dioxide throughout the Midwest are making slow but steady progress in obtaining voluntary easements, but the projects still face fierce opposition from many property owners, including farmers.
Tyson Foods, one of the four big meat processors that’s been the target of critics in the White House and Capitol Hill, says it’s beef business is softening as cost-conscious consumers turn to other meats.
Dairy Management Inc. has hired Lori Captain as executive vice president of global sustainability strategy, science and industry affairs and Summit Carbon Solutions has selected Lee Blank as its new chief executive officer.
The House is set to debate tightening reporting requirements for foreign ownership in the U.S. ag sector. Amendments addressing that issue will be considered as part of a sweeping U.S. competitiveness bill that’s on the House floor starting today.
Interest, but also concern, is rising over three pipelines planned for the Midwest to capture carbon from ethanol plants and sequester it, which advocates for the projects say is a crucial step for meeting climate change goals.