Doug Sombke

Doug Sombke

Doug Sombke is a fourth-generation farmer and president of South Dakota Farmers Union.

A sign opposing carbon dioxide pipelines stands along Interstate 90 in February 2023 in South Dakota, near the Minnesota border. (Seth Tupper/South Dakota Searchlight)

Noem’s actions speak louder than words on eminent domain

By: - June 28, 2023

South Dakota Farmers Union policy supports landowners’ rights. Because of this, during the 2023 legislative session, we supported House Bill 1133. In a nutshell, the bill would have excluded carbon dioxide as a common carrier commodity. Unlike electricity, water or natural gas transported via pipelines, transporting highly pressured CO2 only benefits two private investor groups […]