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Room for a little one? Cramped home in an old shipping container - just yards ...

The Daily Mail 25 Sep 2023
Those struggling to get onto the London property ladder can now live in a shipping container in Stratford that has gone on the market for £75,000 ... It is also advertised as having good transport links with both Pudding Mill Lane Docklands Light Railway and Bow Road Underground stations within walking distance ... .

Local officials have potential to block carbon dioxide projects

The Gazette Cedar Rapids 25 Sep 2023
Some counties that are wary of the projects have sought to limit where the pipelines can be built, which a federal judge rebuffed. Summit Carbon Solutions seeks to build a five-state pipeline system that would transport captured carbon dioxide from ethanol plants — 13 of which are in Iowa — to North Dakota for underground sequestration ... Daily News ... .

EPA’s Illegal Power Play

Longview News-Journal 25 Sep 2023
... build a major interstate infrastructure for CCS and “green” hydrogen, including tens of thousands of miles of specialized pipelines, massive underground storage facilities for CO2, and large-scale facilities for the production and transport of hydrogen gas from renewable sources.

Summit pipeline permit process in North Dakota has reached ‘uncharted waters’

Charles City Press 23 Sep 2023
By Jared Strong, Iowa Capital Dispatch ... The state’s Public Service Commission granted the company’s reconsideration request with a split vote on Friday ... The state is crucial to Summit’s five-state pipeline system, which would transport captured carbon dioxide from more than 30 ethanol plants to North Dakota for underground sequestration ... .

Federal agency weighs in on counties' power to require carbon capture pipeline setbacks

Ames Tribune 23 Sep 2023
Summit, Navigator and Wolf propose to use their multistate pipelines to capture carbon dioxide emissions from ethanol, fertilizer and other industrial plants, liquefy the gas under pressure and transport it to deep underground sequestration sites in North Dakota or Illinois.

Local officials consider blocking carbon capture facilities to thwart pipeline projects

Charles City Press 23 Sep 2023
Iowa city and county officials have jurisdiction over building permits for carbon capture facilities near ethanol plants ... Summit Carbon Solutions seeks to build a five-state pipeline system that would transport captured carbon dioxide from ethanol plants — 13 of which are in Iowa — to North Dakota for underground sequestration ... Hearing status ... .

Elon Musk's says the Boring Company to reach $1 trillion market cap by 2030

The Post and Courier 22 Sep 2023
The firm's goal is to "solve the problem of soul-destroying traffic," by creating a series of underground transportation tunnels. Taking transportation underground, the company says, should additionally "allows us to repurpose roads into community-enhancing spaces, and beautify our cities.".

How Elon Musk's interests are loaded with social implications

Kitsap Sun 22 Sep 2023
Elon Musk is everywhere ... We all have watched Space X launch thousands of Starlink satellites and provide America’s most powerful rockets ... A bit more surprising is his ownership of an underground tunnel construction company, “The Boring Company.” Evolutions from Hyperloop proposals for high-speed underground transportation seem to have occurred ... Musk.

Public feedback sought on Nelson's $40m Bridge to Better project

RNZ 21 Sep 2023
The project also aimed to see Bridge Street and Haven Road turned into a people-focused corridor, with more green places and places to socialise, a more sustainable commercial environment and more transport choices. "This underground work also offers an opportunity to redesign the Bridge Street corridor," Smith said ... ....

Landowners testify Summit ignored requests for route changes

Charles City Press 21 Sep 2023
The company wants to lay more than 2,000 miles of pipe in five states to transport captured carbon dioxide from more 30 ethanol plants to North Dakota for underground sequestration ... Landowner concerns ... He added ... Rep ... He also said it might be possible to sequester carbon dioxide underground in Iowa rather than transport it with a pipeline out of state ... .

Can push for carbon capture pipelines also mean billions for conservation-minded farming?

Iowa City Press Citizen 21 Sep 2023
Pipeline developers in Iowa say capturing carbon dioxide emissions from ethanol plants — then liquefying the gas under pressure and transporting it via the pipelines to be sequestered deep underground in either North Dakota or Illinois — will cut ethanol's carbon footprint in ...

Denmark to boost carbon capture to 34 mln tonnes in 15 yrs

Xinhua 20 Sep 2023
The parties have agreed to fast-track the "pace and scope" of Denmark's 2030 climate goals by "removing obstacles and creating clarity" for the establishment of pipes, transport and the development of permanent underground CO2 storage facilities "as early as 2029," the press release said.

Tube strikes in October will coincide with rail disruption

The Times/The Sunday Times 20 Sep 2023
The National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers (RMT) announced that its members who work on the Underground will walk out on Wednesday, October 4 and Friday, October 6.Sponsored ... , Transport Correspondent ..

Niagara Falls School Board notes for Sept. 14

Niagara Gazette 20 Sep 2023
Here are the notes from its Sept. 14 meeting ... The board reached consensus on how they will vote on Oct ... 28 ... • The district and the North Tonawanda School District will continue their partnership activities with a tour and discussion at the Underground Railroad Museum on Sept. 28 ... Transportation issues continue to need improvement ... .

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