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What Does the Inland Port Mean for Utah?

Utah’s proposed inland port will serve as a logistics and distribution hub inland from coastal seaports—relying on ground and rail transportation. The trade terminal is already heralded as the “most significant economic opportunity” for the state in a generation promising a boost to both employment opportunities and tax revenue. Despite these promises, the inland port is not without its critics voicing concerns over air quality, traffic, government transparency. Join panelists as they examine the opportunities and challenges of the inland port.

  • Maura Carabello, President of the Exoro Group (Moderator)

  • Miles Hansen, President & CEO of World Trade Center Utah

  • Councilman James Rogers, Salt Lake City Council District 1; Vice Chair of the Inland Port Board

  • Greg Hughes, Former Speaker of the Utah House of Representatives

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