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The bill was passed by the Senate on Aug. 7 and U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday, Aug. 10, that the House of Representatives would pass it Friday, Aug. 12.
Summit Carbons Solutions has described its five-state, 2,000 mile carbon capture pipeline as being a $4.5 billion project. A 3% fee passed by Emmons County could amount to $135 million. Iowa-based Summit Carbon Solutions says the pipeline will help ethanol plants lower their carbon score. The project aims to capture greenhouse gas emissions and pipe the CO2 to western North Dakota for underground storage.

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This week on AgweekTV, the Casselton ethanol plant suffered a big loss with the death of its COO. We talk with owner Gary Tharaldson. This is the best time of year for people who like their produce straight from the farm. And, a South Dakota elevator takes a drastic measure to fill a serious labor shortage.

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Columnist Lovina Eicher says an upcoming wedding and a pair of birthdays reminds her of times with her mother.
Eating a balanced diet is one way to care for your digestive system.
Columnist Lovina Eicher says a trip to Colorado was a welcome diversion.
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The $401 million in loans and grants comes from the ReConnect Program, a fund dispersed by the U.S. Agriculture Department. It will support high-speed internet projects in Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, North Dakota and Texas, USDA said.

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