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Air Permit approved for Hyperion. Whatever.


An oil refinery in Union County is one step closer to becoming reality. The South Dakota Board of Minerals and Environment unanimously approved the air permit for the $10 billion Hyperion Energy Center.

The board has heard from supporters and opponents of the refinery during recently held hearings. Both sides were there for the decision on the permit in Pierre as well.

Opponents say they plan to appeal the decision to the circuit court.


Breath of Fresh air?

Governor ‘Trash the environment’ Rounds

This letter to the editor sums it up;

The governor’s willingness to broker a deal with pillaging Texans at the expense of many of his own constituents was a callous exercise in his continuing canonization of economic development, whatever the cost to the environment or peoples’ lives.