The Debate Over The Utah Inland Port

Apr 25, 2019

Thursday, we’re talking about the Utah Inland Port. Proponents say it’s the economic opportunity of a lifetime, but opponents say, not so fast. We’ll talk about where the port idea comes from and ask, is this a done deal?

Thursday, we’re talking about the Utah Inland Port. You may have heard about it by now. Last year, legislators passed a bill that established a port authority here in landlocked Utah. Proponents say it’s a unique economic opportunity, that it will bring jobs and connect the state directly to the flow of international trade. But opponents say, not so fast. They have a long list of concerns from air quality to tax revenue. We’ll talk about where the port idea comes from and ask, is this a done deal?

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