Skip to main content

If Iowa’s lawmakers don’t stop eminent domain for profit this time, there won’t be a next time

Eminent domain is a hot-button issue. Three investment companies – Summit Carbon Solutions, Navigator Heartland Greenway, and Wolf Carbon Solutions/ADM – are seeking permits for hazardous CO2 pipelines that will cross thousands of acres of Iowa farmland. Several landowners have voluntarily signed easements, but many others, like me, adamantly refuse to sign. Consequently, we are being threatened with land condemnation and eminent domain if the Iowa Utilities Board approves the permits.

--- Online Subscribers: Please click here to log in to read this story and access

Not an Online Subscriber? Click here to subscribe.

Sign up for News Alerts

Subscribe to news updates