Pipeline opponents seek procedural halt in Iowa after North Dakota decision

State regulators should postpone a final hearing for a proposed carbon dioxide pipeline in Iowa because North Dakota rejected the project route, opponents of the pipeline say. The Sierra Club of Iowa and landowners have asked the Iowa Utilities Board […]

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The oil is flowing, but one Cedar Rapids lawyer continues Iowa’s fight against the DAPL

Based on first impression, Wally Taylor doesn’t seem like a lawyer anyone would describe as a pit bull. But first impressions can be misleading. Sitting in the small, book-lined office of his one-man law practice in Cedar Rapids, Taylor has a genial, upbeat demeanor as he discusses his four-decade-long career practicing environmental law. But even though his demeanor never changes, his clear determination to keep fighting until all options are exhausted show why his colleague Carolyn Raffensperger calls him a pit bull. […]

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