By Caroline Stauffer
Archer-Daniels-Midland Co. mentioned on Tuesday it had signed a letter of intent with Wolf Carbon Options to construct a pipeline that may seize and transport carbon dioxide produced at ADM’s ethanol amenities at Clinton and Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
The pipeline is the most recent effort by agriculture and power firms to cut back emissions of planet warming carbon and would take a look at carbon seize expertise, a doubtlessly highly effective device to struggle local weather change that’s comparatively new and unproven.
ADM mentioned the 350-mile metal pipeline, able to transporting 12 million tonnes of carbon dioxide per yr, would help its decarbonization targets. The carbon could be saved underground at ADM’s sequestration web site in Decatur, Illinois, quite than being launched into the environment.