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North Dakota facility begins capturing carbon dioxide



Red Trail Energy, the first facility in North Dakota allowed under state primacy, has begun capturing carbon dioxide the firm announced today:


“After six years of research, development and investment Red Trail Energy is celebrating this historic moment in North Dakota and United States history of becoming the first facility permitted under state primacy to capture and store CO2. Our success establishes a trail for other industries in the state to follow,” said Gerald Bachmeier, chief executive officer of Red Trail Energy. “The significance of implementing this project cannot be understated. From the beginning we wanted to set Red Trail Energy apart from other ethanol plants and this project puts us ahead of the curve in terms of lowering the carbon intensity of our ethanol.”


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