House approves third pipeline-regulation bill

This story has been corrected to reflect that Summit doesn’t plan to use the CO2 for fracking and plans instead for the CO2 to “be permanently stored in an area of North Dakota where no enhanced oil recovery operations occur.” Reporter Bob Mercer apologizes for the error.

PIERRE, S.D. (KELO) — What happens on carbon dioxide pipelines is now up to the South Dakota Senate.

The state House of Representatives on Wednesday approved SB201 on a 40-30 vote. It could give CO2 carriers more certainty while requiring them to pay counties where their lines run.