Summit Carbon Solutions has violated farmers’ landowner rights.
The company attempting to build a CO2 pipeline across the state is suing more than 80 South Dakota farmers who do not want the company and its pipeline on their land.
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Updated: June 9, 2023 @ 11:18 pm
Summit Carbon Solutions has violated farmers’ landowner rights.
The company attempting to build a CO2 pipeline across the state is suing more than 80 South Dakota farmers who do not want the company and its pipeline on their land.
South Dakota Farmers Union members addressed the importance of landowner rights decades ago in their policy. It still stands as a major issue for today’s members. Our policy strongly supports farmers’ control and use of their own land. News of Summit Carbon Solutions suing 80 South Dakota farmers claiming eminent domain with more to come strikes a nerve at South Dakota Farmers Union.
During the 2023 Legislative Session Farmers Union joined with others to support HB1133. This is a House Bill which would have protected landowners from Summit Carbon Solutions. Unfortunately, the majority of state legislators did not support landowners. The bill failed.
Once again, South Dakota Farmers Union calls on state legislators and our Congressional leaders to not allow misuse of eminent domain laws. No private company should be allowed to rob family farmers of their land rights. If this is allowed what is next?
Summit Carbon Solutions has shown its true colors and it is no friend to farmers or landowners — period.
Summit Carbon Solutions is a privately held company with millions to lose if they are not able to complete their plans for this CO2 pipeline. They claim eminent domain with the excuse that this pipeline will benefit the public.
The facts are Summit Carbon Solutions in many cases has not dealt fairly in valuing the land or the farmers on an individual case by case bases. Nor have they been up front with them when discussing specifics of safety.
Pipelines can and do leak. And because the CO2 is converted to a liquid when it is pumped into the pipeline, if it springs a leak, the scary fact is, it could explode. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=14bdGO1Yfrs.
Experts say a CO2 gas explosion would result in death of any human, livestock or wildlife in the vicinity of the pipeline.
To help preserve landowner’s rights, please visit this website and sign this petition: https://sdpropertyrights.com/.
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Doug, not making light of this because it is a very serious situation, but unfortunately this is something that we are all going to have to get used to. A little background that I am sure you are aware of but most aren't is that this CO2 pipeline thing is being ran by a former Obama era energy secretary Ernest Moniz, the AFL-CIO created the policy blueprint to build this nationwide pipeline that will carry a gigaton of captured CO2. So you see, once again, in order for the special interest groups to keep controlling the democratic party the way they have and the way they are going to keep doing, unfortunately you are fighting a lost cause. THE GOVERNMENT IS GOING TO DO WHAT THEY WANT, ALL THEY HAVE TO SAY IS IT "WILL SAVE THE WORLD". They don't care whom it harms, they don't care what it costs, they don't care about you or me or whether or not it hurts farmers or any private land owners. THEY ARE GOING TO DO IT. At this point I guess you can count yourself lucky that you haven't been arrested yet, it's what the democratic party does to people that stand in their way, they have a long track record of this, I am guessing an investigation is in your future as well, it's just another way of harassing and attacking you for getting in their way. I would tell you to keep up the fight, but that might get you a lengthy jail sentence, of course the liberal DA's will release a murderer or child molester to make room for you, but hey, that's what they do................
And Doug, as you know, this is just one attack by this administration, yesterday the great world saver that flies around the world in private jets and blames everyone else for "climate change" is doing this (in case no one saw it) - Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry warned Wednesday that the world can’t tackle climate change without first addressing the agriculture sector’s emissions.
Kerry lamented that agriculture production alone creates 33% of the world’s total greenhouse gas emissions, arguing that reducing those emissions must be “front and center” in the quest to defeat global warming, during remarks Wednesday morning at the Department of Agriculture’s AIM for Climate Summit. The former secretary of state also touted so-called climate smart agriculture as a potential solution.
“A lot of people have no clue that agriculture contributes about 33% of all the emissions of the world,” he said during his keynote address. “We can’t get to net-zero, we don’t get this job done unless agriculture is front and center as part of the solution. So all of us understand here the depths of this mission.”
“Food systems themselves contribute a significant amount of emissions just in the way in which we do the things we’ve been doing,” he continued. “With a growing population on the planet – we just crossed the threshold of 8 billion fellow citizens around the world – emissions from the food system alone are projected to cause another half a degree of warming by mid-century.”
You ain't seen nothing yet folks. The democrats WILL BE SHUTTING DOWN FARMS AND FARMERS IN THE NAME OF CLIMATE CHANGE. I am not real sure where they think they are going to get their food from, but I guess people like John Kerry and Joe Biden don't have to worry about eating, they are rich and part of the government, it's going to be us poor and middle class people (just like in 3rd world countries) that will have to worry about it. You see, in China and all the socialists countries around this world, the government controls all the farmland and the farmers, and I know here in America the government is involved already to a great extent, but they don't have total control, NOT YET ANYWAYS. Those days are coming, the democrats WILL CONTROL ALL FARMS, they will dictate everything to a farmer, the government will control the food sources, the government will control the farmers, and as a side note, if the government is controlling the food, the government is controlling the people. The government is already on their way to controlling our energy and what we have to use and how much we will get to use, they will do the same with our food. They will stop letting farmers use fertilizers because it is "damaging" the environment, and without fertilizers our farmers can't produce enough food, and if they can't produce enough food, THE PEOPLE GO HUNGRY. Those in the government won't go hungry, Joe Biden and his family won't go hungry, John Kerry and his family won't go hungry, but the rest of us will. Sounds a lot like socialism, doesn't it folks..................................
▪️Sounds a lot like socialism, doesn't it - Re-electBiden/VoiceforAll/ProjectTruth▪️
*️⃣The day free-market Republicans became Soviet economic planners*️⃣
(Remember when Republicans believed in the free market?)
“This week brought the latest evidence that the former party of laissez-faire capitalism has reimagined itself in the image of a Soviet State Planning Committee. Republican lawmakers are now telling investors which businesses they can and can’t invest in — and which investment criteria they will be permitted to consider.”
“Imagine that! The shareholders who own a company are trying to influence its operations! Will nobody rid us of this capitalist menace?” 🤣🤣🤣
Let’s not waste time again on climate issues. The Rapture will be on us way before a dying planet will be a concern for anyone but the unworthy.
However, as a proud Republican, I’m so happy to see Alabama Republican Sen. Tommy Tuberville is thwarting the Department of Defense efforts to rid the military of white nationalists.
Think about it.
Most of our enemies around the world are not white. Who better to confront them than our own white supremiscists?
And it serves the dual purse of keeping them from killing our own black and brown citizens (which is always so awkward when all we can do is offer our thoughts and prayers).
Putin’s Russians - at least those from the Moscow and Saint Petersburg area and not those brown and tan cannon fodder folks from the hinterlands - are white.
And the White Russians are our special friends, so they’re the exception that proves the rule.
Abandoning Ukraine to the Russians is the key to winning in 2024‼️
And speaking of control, did you know your democratic government is working on "digital currency"? They are talking about it out in the open, they aren't even hiding it anymore. Wanna know why? Because once that happens, the government will control ALL YOUR MONEY. They will know exactly how much you have, where you have it, how you got it. They will control what you can buy, where you can buy it, and how much you can buy. (They have already done this with guns and credit card companies, remember when Visa said they wouldn't let people use their credit cards to buy guns? That was just a test of what they can do.) The government will control our food, they will control our energy, they will control our money. Again, you see the pattern here folks, this is what is happening NOW!!!!!!! This isn't a future nightmare, this is a current nightmare, and the democrats are making sure it is going to happen. They are flooding our country with illegal immigrants, they are taking control over everything we do, they have put our country into chaos, (remember covid and how they told you what you can do, how you can do it, and where you can do it, remember they said you had to have a shot or you couldn't work, go shopping, have family and friends over, they shut down our schools, our churches, our businesses, they censored information, they told us all we couldn't believe doctors and nurses and scientists that didn't agree with Fuaci or others in the democratic party, REMEMBER????????????) THEIR PLAN IS IN PLACE, IT IS HAPPENING NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!
The Federal Reserve has made no decision on issuing a central bank digital currency (CBDC) and would only proceed with the issuance of a CBDC with an authorizing law. Testifying before the House Financial Services Committee in March 2023, Chair Powell said a central bank digital currency is, “something we would certainly need Congressional approval for.”
Mr. Sombke, Mr. Voice is right. The Jack-booted Democrats’ Storm Troopers will be at your door any minute now.
But don’t worry.
You will be the first political prisoner I’ll pardon after I free all those poor folks who were just pursuing “Legitimate Political Discourse” at the Capitol on January 6.
TOTAL GOVERNMENT CONTROL........NO FOOD, NO MONEY, NO POWER, all brought to you be the democratic party of America. Do you really think that government officials, or anyone that is the "friend" of a government official, or the hollywood elites, will not have electricity for whowever long electricity isn't flowing to their home? What about hospitals, what about police departments, what about schools, when it is cloudy for 3 straight days or the wind isn't blowing, "sorry lady, can't do your life saving surgery today because the sun isn't shining". I am not being silly, this is going to happen, just look at the rolling blackouts and brownouts is states across this nation AND THAT IS WITH RELIABLE COAL OR NUCLEAR POWER ON LINE, NOW TAKE THEM OFF LINE AND SEE WHAT HAPPENS - The Biden administration released a sweeping plan to curb fossil fuel-fired power plant emissions Thursday, sparking concerns from experts about future U.S. power grid reliability.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) plan — which would curb nationwide power sector emissions by about 617 million metric tons through 2042 — forces electric power providers to slash pollution by about 90% over the next two decades. To achieve such aggressive emissions reductions, power plants must adopt carbon capture, a nascent and costly technology, or shut down.
"Electricity in America is becoming increasingly intermittent, and it's because we are transitioning rapidly towards unreliable and untested wind and solar," Daniel Turner, the founder and executive director of Power The Future, told Fox News Digital in an interview.
"It's evident the Biden administration has no comprehensive energy plan," he continued. "They want everyone to have EVs, they want electric hot water heaters, they want electric stoves. But you cannot be pushing everyone towards electrification as the only source of power, while at the same time weakening the production of that power."
As part of President Biden's climate agenda — he announced in 2021 his intention to create a 100% carbon pollution-free power sector by 2035 — his administration has pushed policies boosting renewable power sources like wind and solar farms. While such green energy has grown dramatically, buoyed by favorable federal and state incentives, they still produce just 14% of U.S. electricity and are intermittent, or dependent on weather conditions.
Solar panels, for example, produce just 25% and wind turbines produce 34% of their listed capacity, according to the Energy Information Administration. Coal, natural gas and nuclear power plants, meanwhile produce 49%, 54% and 93% of their listed capacity, respectively.
And the things happening in this country that democrats don't want you to know about while our country fails all around us, these things have a HUGE impact on your lives folks, don't ignore them.......Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) contended alongside more than three dozen Republican colleagues that the Treasury Department is pressuring state insurance regulators to consider factors linked to the environmental, social, and corporate governance movement, also known as ESG.
A letter from members of the Senate asserted last week that the Federal Insurance Office, which was created to “monitor all aspects of the insurance sector,” has improperly sought to influence state-level authorities and insurance firms to consider climate risk. The entity sought public input on “how climate change could affect the insurance market” in August 2021 and proposed an “unworkable data collection effort” in order to determine which “insurance coverage areas are most susceptible to climate-related risks” in October 2022.
“The Biden administration is ignoring steps insurers and state insurance regulators are already taking and instead utilizing the FIO to continue pushing ESG policies as part of its unrealistic environmental agenda,” continued the letter, which was likewise signed by lawmakers such as Sen. John Thune (R-SD), Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC), and Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY).
And in the meantime, while our enemies continue to get stronger and America continues to get weaker under democratic control and policies........China is winning, America is losing all thanks to Joe Biden and the democrats, so keep thinking you are making a difference by having to pay double for all your electricity and natural gas, keep thinking you are saving the world, YOU AREN'T, YOU ARE ONLY HELPING BIDEN AND HIS FRIENDS GET RICHER AND RICHER AT THE COST OF OUR FREEDOMS.......Carbon dioxide emissions in China soared to a record high in the first quarter of this year even as the Biden administration moves to crack down on emissions at American power plants.
China witnessed a 4.0% year-over-year increase in carbon dioxide emissions in the first three months of 2023 relative to the same period in 2022, exceeding the previous peak in the first three months of 2021, according to a Friday analysis from Carbon Brief. The phenomenon was driven by the continued rollback of lockdowns in China and a concurrent economic rebound.
New emissions occurred as a result of a 5.5% increase in oil consumption, a 3.6% increase in coal consumption, and a 1.4% increase in natural gas consumption. The largest factor behind the increased fuel use was the power sector, especially as a result of higher reliance on coal.
Officials in China indeed approved the equivalent of two new large coal plants every week last year, according to an analysis from the Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air. Elevated worldwide energy prices, which stem from persistent supply chain bottlenecks and disruptions from the Russian invasion of Ukraine, have pressed a number of countries toward burning additional coal, which is dirtier but also less expensive in comparison to other energy sources.
China was responsible for 26.1% of worldwide greenhouse gas emissions as of 2018, according to data from the International Energy Agency, surpassing the 13.4% of worldwide emissions produced by the United States and the 7.6% of worldwide emissions produced by members of the European Union. Critics of governments which encourage a transition toward renewable energy have observed that increased carbon emissions from China, as well as India and developing countries in sub-Saharan Africa, are outpacing emissions declines in the West.
News of the increased emissions in China comes shortly after the Environmental Protection Agency unveiled new rules that will force coal and natural gas power plants in the United States to decrease their emissions, a move which the agency said would “require ambitious reductions in carbon pollution based on proven and cost-effective control technologies.”
Coal and natural gas plants account for 60% of power generation in the United States, according to data from the Energy Information Administration.
CNN caught a lot of flack for giving Mr. Trump and his cheering followers a national audience.
But I think they did the Nation a service.
Mr. Trump showed us clearly what we can expect if he wins another term.
Oh yeah, and we are seeing more information about old Joey and "the smartest person he knows", his son Hunter, Joey's drug loving, prostitute loving, illegal gun owning greatest painter of the 21st century, son, who denies his own daughter, and how the Biden crime family formed 20, yes 20, different LLC's to funnel over $10 million of foreign countries money through, to end up being deposited into the banks of 9 different Biden family members, even Joey's. Funny thing is, these LLC's were about any actual businesses, they were just formed LLC's that had no function, and for some reason, the Biden crime family had a reason to own 20 of them, seems odd, doesn't it? AND REPUBLICANS HAVE BANK RECORDS TO SHOW THIS!!!!!!!!! But this is all Russia disinformation, these are all "political" attacks by the republicans, these are all lies. Right? Let's see, whistleblowers, receipts, bank records, etc., republicans have it all, and this is just information from 4 of the first 9 or 10 banks that republicans have subpoenaed records from, who knows what more is going to come from all the other bank records? Is it no wonder democrats want you to focus on something else, but what are those other things? The border? The economy? The crime? The inflation? The drugs? The deaths related to drugs? The attacks on parents? The attacks on our children? The failed foreign policies? The uncontrolled spending? The uncontrolled taxation? The Biden crime family? Which one do the democrats want people to focus on? My guess is none of them, that's why they keep talking about Trump and Jan. 6th, because they don't want you talking about anything else. Is it no wonder why they want this country in COMPLETE CHAOS? IT'S THEIR DISTRACTIONS, IT'S THEIR WAY OF MOVING THE TARGET OVER AND OVER SO NOT JUST ONE OF THEIR FAILURES OR ANY OF THEIR CRIMINAL ACTIVITY CAN BE FOCUSED ON TOO LONG.........
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TRUMP IN 2024‼️
“On Wednesday, Republicans conceded that they had yet to find evidence of a specific corrupt action Mr. Biden took in office in connection with any of the business deals his son entered into.”
🟥NYTimes: House Republican Report Finds No Evidence of Wrongdoing by President Biden🟥
Boo Hoo 😢
No fair‼️ Those meany Democrats won’t let Trumpsters focus on all the Democrats’ criminal wrongdoing. 😭
So is THAT why all the GOP investigations aren’t finding anything, Re-electBiden/VoiceforAll/ProjectTruth⁉️
▪️“And in the meantime, our enemies continue to get stronger”▪️ - Re-electBiden/VoiceforAll/ProjectTruth
Are you watching what is happening in Ukraine, old friend?
Those perennial Trumpster favorites, Putin and the Russians, seem to be on the defensive.
What if the Ukrainians win back Crimea?
If Trump wins in 2024 will he make them give it back to his pal Putin?
What’s the Trumpster spin on this?
Hey! I’ve got an idea! 🤡
Now that Oversight and Accountability Committee Chairman James Comer has turned up NOTHING in his hunt for Joe Biden’s criminality, he could take all that expertise he’s gained in his fruitless endeavor and put it to good use.
For starters, Comer could investigate how Trump protected Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman following the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.
And how later (coincidencently, they say) the Saudis invested $2 billion in the start-up hedge fund launched by Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner.
I think the most embarrassing thing for the Bidens - if Comer looked into the Trump family’s financial deals during their time in their White House - would be the discovery that Hunter, et al. played the influence game for mere peanuts 🥜🥜🥜 compared to how much 💰💰💰 Trump's family: Ivanka, Jared, Eric, & Don Junior grifted 💵 💵 💵 from their daddy’s Presidency.🤣
The Durham Report is finally here‼️
The Trump Administration’s Attorney General, William Barr selected Special Counsel John Durham to “investigate the investigators.” It began so long ago you may have forgotten.
Durham’s mission was to investigate how government agents hunted for links between the Trump campaign and Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election.
These Russian links were documented in the widely ignored Mueller Report after Mr. Barr mischaracterized Mueller’s finding weeks ahead of Barr’s eventual release of the Report.
Mr. Mueller’s written objections to Barr’s mischaracterizations came too late to affect public perceptions.
And - in fact - Durham’s mission wasn’t actually to disprove the thoroughly documented Mueller Report itself.
Instead, Durham’s mission was to prove that the government investigators broke the law in how they went about its investigation.
Durham’s investigation took almost four years, cost taxpayers more than $6.5 million and didn’t send a single person to jail.
Of course Trumpsters told us that Durham would uncover the “crime of the century.”
And Durham’s final report comes against a backdrop of Durham’s two failed prosecutions.
Durham didn’t recommend any new charges against any additional individuals and didn’t recommend any changes about how the FBI handles politically charged investigations.
In what has turned out to be a $6.5 million “Hand slap,” Durham did, however, strongly criticize the agency’s behavior.
And as indictments and convictions continue coming down on TrumpWorld, this is all Trumpsters will have to refer to.
Just like Oversight and Accountability Committee Chairman James Comer’s investigation into Joe Biden’s “corruption,” this was a bust and an embarrassment.
At least Durham’s investigation came in at half a million less than the seven fruitless Benghazi investigations (7 million).
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