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First carbon capture, storage project in ND up and running

Jul. 19, 2022 09:16 AM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The operators of an ethanol plant in North Dakota say the state's first carbon capture and storage project is up and running. Carbon emissions from Red Trail Energy's plant near Richardton are injected thousands of feet into the earth as a way to combat...

1 person dies in W. Iowa when truck collides with train

Jul. 13, 2022 19:17 PM EDT

WALNUT, Iowa (AP) — One person will killed Wednesday when a truck hauling grain collided with a freight train in western Iowa. The truck and Iowa Interstate Railroad train collided at a crossing south of Walnut at about 2:30 p.m., and the train dragged the truck and trailer up to...

Editorial Roundup: Nebraska

Jul. 04, 2022 07:16 AM EDT

Omaha World-Herald. July 3, 2022. Editorial: Religious freedom includes keeping government out of religious matters It’s right there in the first words of the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: “Congress shall make no law respecting an...

EPA raises amount of ethanol that must be blended with gas

Jun. 03, 2022 18:03 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Biden administration on Friday set new requirements that increase the amount of ethanol that must be blended into the nation's gasoline supply but reduce previous ethanol-blending requirements due to a plunge in fuel demand during the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Going green: IndyCar to use renewable fuel beginning in 2023

May. 27, 2022 10:43 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar will become the first North American racing series to use 100% renewable fuel in its race cars. Shell, which recently signed a five-year extension to be the fuel sponsor for the open-wheel series, announced plans Friday to switch to a low-carbon fuel in...

MN utility commission: CO2 pipelines should be regulated

May. 20, 2022 08:52 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota utility regulators have decided pipelines that carry carbon dioxide are hazardous and therefore subject to state approval. The decision by the Public Utilities Commission Thursday affects two multibillion-dollar CO2 pipelines proposed to cross...

New Iowa law requires more ethanol in state's gasoline

May. 17, 2022 14:46 PM EDT

PRAIRIE CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa is the first state in the nation to require most gas stations to sell fuel with at least 15% ethanol under a bill signed Tuesday by Gov. Kim Reynolds. Reynolds signed the bill on a farm near Prairie City, about 20 miles east of Des Moines. The...